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A Qualitative Study Of Lgbtqi+ Youth Homelessness In Ireland      Prof. Michelle NorrisAsst. Prof. Aideen Quilty

A Review of the Processing of Sexual Offences in Ireland: Stakeholder Experiences

Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan  
An All Island Partnership to end Sexual Exploitation Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan  
Adding a discriminatory ground of socio-economic status to the Employment Acts 1999-2015 and the Status Acts 2000-2015 Asst. Prof. Judy Walsh 

Adult Disclosures of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Developing Victim-Centric Policy and Practice

Asst. Prof. Joseph Mooney  
Adult Safeguarding Legislation and Policy Rapid Realist Literature Review Asst. Prof. Sarah Donnelly 
Adult Safeguarding: Exploring Policy and Practice Asst. Prof. Sarah Donnelly 
Assessing the changing nature of the commercial sexual exploitation of the girl child in the Irish context Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan   
Conflict-related violence against women in Northern Ireland: Making visible a critical barrier to inclusive peace  Prof. Aisling Swaine 
Connections Between Participation and Protection in the UN Security Council’s Women, Peace and Security Agenda Prof. Aisling Swaine 
Democratic Governance of Funded Pension Schemes (DEEPEN) Assoc. Prof. Karen Anderson 
Developing a theoretical framework on prostitution with the National Women's Council of Ireland Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan   
European Social Survey (ESS) Ireland Asst. Prof. Micheál CollinsMathew Creighton (School of Sociology)
Exploitation 'as usual': Emerging evidence on the impact of Covid 19 on Ireland's sex trade Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan   
Exploring perceptions towards home-care robots for older persons in Finland, Ireland and Japan: A comparative questionnaire study Assoc. Prof. Naonori Kodate 
Falling Through the Cracks: The Case for Change, Key Developments and Next Steps for Adult Safeguarding in Ireland Asst. Prof. Sarah Donnelly 
Forced sterilisation and reproductive justice in Peru Asst. Prof. Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila 
Global Research Network on the Economic Empowerment of Women (ReNEW) Asst. Prof. Dorota Szelewa
Harmonisation towards the establishment of Person-centred, Robotics-aided Care System Assoc. Prof. Naonori Kodate 

Intimacy and sexual health itineraries among Venezuelan migrant men in Peru

Asst. Prof. Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila 
Invisible People: The Integration Support Needs of Refugee Families Reunified in Ireland Asst. Prof. Muireann Ni Raghallaigh and Asst. Prof. Karen Smith 
Low Paid Older Workers: a quantitative and qualitative profile of low pay among workers aged over 55 Asst. Prof. Micheál Collins;
Pathways to Exit: How women leaving prostitution can be supported to rebuild their lives and regain their voice Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan   
Review of Local Authority Social Workers and Personnel Employed to Assist Travellers with their Accommodation needs Prof. Michelle Norris 

Security and Agency in the Irish Private Rental Sector

Asst. Prof. Michael Byrne
Shifting the Burden of Criminality: An Analysis of the Irish Sex Trade in the Context of Prostitution Law Reform Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan   
Speaking Up about Adult Harm: Options for Policy and Practice in the Irish Context Asst. Prof. Sarah Donnelly

Sustainability through company pension schemes? The influence of codetermination actors on investment strategies

Assoc. Prof. Karen Anderson 
The health impacts of prostitution on women in the Irish sex trade Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan   
The Hidden Cost of Poverty: Estimating the Public Service Cost of Poverty in Ireland Asst. Prof. Micheál Collins 
The Sexual Exploitation Research Programme (SERP) Assoc. Prof. Marie Keenan   

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