Sex Assault of Prostitutes in Ireland

Of the estimated 1,000 women working as prostitutes in Ireland, over half of them are estimated to have been raped and / or been sexually assaulted during their lifetime, and at least  75 percent of prostitutes have been beaten by either their pimps or customers.

(Number of prostitutes by country.)

Source:  “Law banning purchase of sex “would reduce sex trafficking and prostitution”,” The Journal, September 27, 2011.