Myths and Facts
Prostitution – Busting the Myths
- The vast majority of Irish men do not purchase sex.
- They never have and they never will.
- The tiny minority that do surround themselves with layers of lies, myths and excuses.
Prostitution - The Facts
There are an estimated 1,000 women in prostitution and they are practically in every city, town and village across the country.
The majority of women in prostitution in Ireland are migrant women coming from the poorest and most marginalised backgrounds.
Organised crime gangs control the bulk of the Irish sex trade. If you purchase sex you are lining the pockets of violent international criminal gangs who prey on the most vulnerable and marginalised young women and girls.