Human Trafficking in Northern Ireland: Who’s Buying It? (3/5)

Justice Minister David Ford was hailed on Friday night at the conference on Human Trafficking in Portadown as a leader in his field, as someone who is paving the way for others due to the model of policing in Northern Ireland; that is, as one who is concerned about challenging and changing the mindset thatContinue reading “Human Trafficking in Northern Ireland: Who’s Buying It? (3/5)”

The NI Assembly Addresses Human Trafficking

Earlier today, Jennifer McCann, Caitríona Ruane and Sue Ramsey raised a debate in the Assembly on human trafficking. The motion was: “That this Assembly expresses concern at the increase in human trafficking where people are brought in illegally and forced into a life of sexual exploitation, forced labour or domestic servitude; or are transported onwardContinue reading “The NI Assembly Addresses Human Trafficking”

Human trafficking in Northern Ireland: Who Is Fighting It? (2/5)

Click here for yesterday’s general overview of human trafficking. On Friday night I was able to attend an event hosted by MP David Simpson and MP Peter Bone (Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Human Trafficking) in Portadown which gathered together the many organisations in Northern Ireland working against the problem of Human Trafficking. It wasContinue reading “Human trafficking in Northern Ireland: Who Is Fighting It? (2/5)”

Human Trafficking in Northern Ireland: What Does It Look Like? (1/5)

I have about 5 conversations a week with people who have NO IDEA that human trafficking exists in this country. Many of you know much more about the ins and outs and solutions to the problem; but this post serves as a general overview of human trafficking in Northern Ireland. Global slavery 27 million. 27 millionContinue reading “Human Trafficking in Northern Ireland: What Does It Look Like? (1/5)”