Prostitution and Human Trafficking
Denise has in-depth expertise in the area of sex trafficking and prostitution. She was Chair of Turn off the Red Light Campaign, which achieved legislative change in Ireland to address exploitation in the sex trade. She is presently working Turn off the Red Light, as strategic advisor, to look at implementation strategies in the context of legislative change, nationally and across the EU.
She is co-founder and Research Director with SERP (Sexual Exploitation Research Programme), University College Dublin. Presently areas of research and interest are the impact of changing legislation on the sex trade, the girl-child and the commercial sex trade and men’s engagement with the sex trade.
Denise has expertise in the area of prostitution and human trafficking derived from work she has performed throughout her career, for example: