EU Anti-Trafficking Day is being marked today with a series of awareness-raising events.

The events are being organised by the Department of Justice and Equality, together with MECPATHS (an NGO collaborating with the hospitality sector in Ireland) to raise awareness around child trafficking.

MECPATHS works to empower hotel management and staff to identify vulnerable children in order to help combat the crime of child trafficking.

And an event in Cork this evening will commemorate the visit of Frederick Douglass to the city in October 1845.

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