Dr Gillian Wylie (ISE) and Dr Eilis Ward (NUI Galway) present their research on human trafficking and prostitution to Oireachtas (Irish Parliament) Committee on Justice

Dr Gillian Wylie and Dr Eilis Ward (NUI GAlway) were invited to contribute to a public hearing of the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament) Committee on Justice on December 10th. The Committee is currently hearing public submissions on the future of Prostitution Policy in Ireland. Drs Ward and Wylie drew on their on-going research into human trafficking and prostitution to make their submission in which they drew attention to the lack of empirical evidence supporting policy change and the need to avoid conflating sex trafficking and prostitution.