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2016

Prophylactic Sexuality Education, “Young People” and Sexual Futures
1pm Wednesday 19th October 2016
Board Room, Plassey House, University of Limerick

The principal focus of sexuality education continues to be prophylactic – designed to prevent harm or disease. Adults and young people associate sexuality education with prevention – prevention of unintended pregnancy; gender based violence; child abuse; homophobia; HIV, and, sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...  Read More


 

 Commercial Sex Researchers Network of Ireland in conjunction with the NUIG-UL Gender Arc
 “Research on the margins? Commercial sex, the researcher and the researched”

3rd of May 2016, 10am-4pm 

Key Note Address
Researching Sex Work: A Job like any other?
Dr. Lorraine Nencel
Sociology, VU University Amsterdam

Workshop 1
Knowledge Mobilisation and Prostitution Law Reform in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
Dr. Eilís Ward
Political Science and Sociology
NUI, Galway

Workshop 2
A Case for a Health Promotion Framework: The Psychosocial Experiences of Female, Migrant Sex Workers in Ireland
Dr. Leigh Ann Sweeney
Health Promotions Unit
NUI, Galway
Venue: Room 110, St. Anthony’s, NUI, Galway

This interdisciplinary event which encapsulates local and international expert opinion on the issue of commercial sex is organised by Seán Burke, a PhD candidate at NUI Galway’s School of Political Science and Sociology... Read More