The woman interviewed recently on BBC Victoria Derbyshire show spoke forcefully about her experience and how she was working for “financial security and independence”. On the same programme a brothel owner (and former police officer) claimed that “the police are … Continue reading
Find your MP here. Type in your postcode and it will tell you which constituency you’re in, who the MP is, and how to contact them. Or call the House of Commons Information Office on 020 7219 4272 quoting your … Continue reading
Last night Sophie Walker, the leader of the Women’s Equality Party responded to a comment by a sex worker on twitter by calling her a “sex bot”. For Walker to disparage and dehumanise sex workers in that way is sickening. … Continue reading
As is already happening in the US, vital websites for sex workers could be shut down by laws aimed at curbing trafficking. 28 March 2018 In the early 1990s, BT began cutting off the landlines of sex workers who advertised … Continue reading
By Dulcie Lee, 9 March 2018 The reality behind a buzzword that is hindering the fight for women’s safety Hundreds of pop-up brothels are springing up across the country. Budget holiday homes, Airbnbs, and private lets are being turned into “sex clubs”. … Continue reading
SWARM and ECP congratulate the three women who last week won in court the right not to reveal their criminal convictions for prostitution to prospective employers. The women have multiple convictions for soliciting or loitering under the Street Offences Act, … Continue reading
(The Guardian, unpublished). Dear Madam/Sir, Like our sisters in Haiti (‘Aid staff would pay more’: sex workers in Haiti speak out), sex workers who have survived disasters and face the calamity of criminalisation every day, must start with our need … Continue reading
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Dear Friends, Please join us on International Women’s Day 8 March at this event. We have worked with hundreds of mothers over many years who face not only criminalisation but having their children removed when they go into sex work.
“We wanted to remind people these are women, these are human beings, they have their own realities.” Sophie Wilkinson Feb 20 2018, 3:27pm An impersonator stands outside the Jack the Ripper Museum in Whitechapel, East London.Photo by Mauritius Images GmbH / … Continue reading
Sex workers and entertainers claim that police are more interested in criminalising them than investigating crimes committed against them, and also have reported vastly different approaches in policing up and down the country. Posted on February 10, 2018, at 10:49 … Continue reading