Dr Susann Huschke said the sex industry had changed significantly over the last decade
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Researchers suggest 17,500 men pay for sex in NI each year

About 17,500 men pay for sex each year in Northern Ireland, a study by Queen's University Belfast has suggested.

The research was commissioned by the Department of Justice in response to DUP peer Lord Morrow's proposed Human Trafficking Bill.

Lead author of the research Dr Susann Huschke said: "The sex industry has changed significantly over the last 10 years."

BBC News NI's Ita Dungan reports.

  • 17 Oct 2014