Press Centre - 2015

RTÉ Investigates confirms widespread exploitation of au pairs in Ireland

Following the screening of RTÉ Investigates: Ireland’s Au Pairs on RTÉ One (Monday 21.12.15), MRCI has warned that the shocking exploitation exposed in the programme is widespread in Ireland. Click here to watch RTÉ Investigates: Ireland’s Au Pairs Migrant Rights Centre
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Undocumented in Dublin and New York: Irish man and Filipina woman speak out for the first time in new film

In documentary short Half the World Away: Undocumented in Dublin and New York, Patrick and Marites share their fears, their hopes, and their pain at being separated from family at Christmas. Film was pre-screened for politicians in Leinster House at
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Vital reforms required to live up to refugee crisis commitment, new report warns

MEDIA RELEASE 07.12.2015 The Irish Government has not lived up to its commitments to provide a safe haven for people fleeing conflict, a coalition of leading NGOs has warned. This includes a failure to address the root causes of forced
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International Day for the Abolition of Slavery: Fishing not the only sector where exploitation is rife, says MRCI

On December 2, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has warned that widespread exploitation of migrant workers is creating the conditions for slavery to flourish in Ireland. Recent Guardian investigations exposed horrific exploitation
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MEDIA RELEASE: New research highlights exploitation of migrant workers in Ireland

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) launches All Work and Low Pay: The Experience of Migrants Working in Ireland Thursday 26th November 2015 New research conducted with migrants working in low-paid sectors in Ireland has revealed that exploitation, lack of progression
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