Plans to rush a flawed prostitution bill through the new Seanad are scandalous

A prostitute’s customer will suddenly become the criminal, while the prostitute is free to roam the streets

12th February, 2017
Frances Fitzgerald is trying to speed through a flawed prostitution bill Pic: RollingNews.ie

On Wednesday, February 15 at the old League of Nations building in Geneva, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) will be addressed by an Irish Government delegation which it is planned, at the time of writing, will be headed by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald.

Minister Fitzgerald hopes to be in a position to inform CEDAW that she has just secured the passage by...

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