Northern Ireland

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Revealed: alarming lack of problem gambling data across NI

25th Jun 2019
James Mildred

There is an alarming lack of problem gambling data collected across most of Northern Ireland, CARE in Northern Ireland can reveal today.

The Statutory Defence for victims of human trafficking- how does it work?

24th Jun 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

What is the statutory defence and why was it introduced?

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NI to miss out as bookies increase funding to tackle problem gambling

19th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Today it was revealed that some of the UK’s largest gambling firms will increase the amount they give to tackle problem gambling, but Northern Ireland is highly likely to miss out.

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Human Trafficking in Northern Ireland - A sad reality

18th Jun 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

Human Trafficking is a serious crime which sadly is a reality in Northern Ireland. Potential victims of trafficking have been found in towns and cities in this jurisdiction.

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First ever victim cleared of criminal convictions under NI’s human trafficking legislation

17th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Last Friday (14 June), a Vietnamese man became the first ever person to be cleared of criminal charges under NI’s landmark Human Trafficking legislation, successfully overturning a previous Home Office ruling.  

CARE speaks out about latest rise in abortion figures

14th Jun 2019
James Mildred

On Thursday 13 June, the Department of Health and Social Care published the latest abortion statistics for England and Wales.

Domestic Abuse Bill report published

14th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The Joint Committee of the draft Domestic Abuse Bill has today published its official report on the legislation. Purpose of the Bill

Theresa May - UK Prime Minister

Prime Minister says NI abortion law is a devolved matter

22nd May 2019
James Mildred

Today at Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), Theresa May insisted that abortion law in Northern Ireland was a devolved matter. 

Blog: Midnight conversations about abortion

16th May 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

Many Thursday nights I have stood outside local clubs, with a group of Christian friends and students. The offer of a bottle of water acts as a prop to start a conversation. Our main aim? To tell and show those we meet the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

CARE defends NI’s life-affirming abortion law on BBC

25th Apr 2019
James Mildred

After the Women and Equalities Committee at Westminster published its report into abortion law in NI, recommending MPs bypass devolution to change the law in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, CARE has defended NI’s life-affirming laws on the BBC.