The residents, sex workers and activists I spoke to told me it’s only going to force everything into a new area. “Sam”, a sex worker on Hull’s Hessle Road Last week, Hull City Council won a landmark ruling to create Britain’s … Continue reading
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We are writing to express our serious concerns about a number of joint UK Border Agency and police operations targeting migrant sex workers which took place during the week commencing 17th October, the week during which Anti-Slavery Day, 18th October … Continue reading
Decriminalisation would: 1. Increase safety. Police crackdowns break up safety networks. Raids, arrests and prosecutions make it harder for sex workers to collectively assert their rights to better working conditions. Street workers are forced into isolated areas and are at … Continue reading
I have been working in brothels since 2008. For a long time we were in the same premises with me and two other women working as sex workers. We are all mothers and working for ourselves. Most of us are … Continue reading
Frankie Mullin Mar 10 2017, 1:14pm While actively putting sex workers in harm. (Top photo: A sex workers’ rights protest in 2014. Photo by Jake Lewis) “Pop-up brothels” full of trafficked women are sweeping the country, according to a spate of recent … Continue reading
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The English Collective of Prostitutes has compiled the information below on raids, arrests and prosecutions of sex workers. These continue despite recommendations from a prestigious parliamentary committee that sex workers should be decriminalised. In July 2016, the Home Affairs Committee … Continue reading
Rights sheet vs deportation of migrant sex workers launched for #1DayWithoutUs. Please forward to your networks. Stop deportations of EEA sex workers. Police have stepped up threats against sex workers who are from EEA countries and, unless we protest, the … Continue reading
MESSAGE OF SUPPORT FOR THE MARCH The English Collective of Prostitutes is joining the Women’s March on London against Trump on Saturday 21 January. Across the world women face a critical situation as war and economic and environmental devastation … Continue reading