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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