About English Collective of Prostitutes

The English Collective of Prostitutes is a self-help organisation of sex workers, working both on the street and in premises, with a national network throughout the UK. We campaign for the decriminalisation of prostitution, for sex workers’ rights and safety, and for resources to enable people to get out of prostitution if they want to.

Independent: Public sector employees increasingly turning to sex work due to austerity

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Exclusive: ‘I’m more tired at home but we can get the food we want and decent shoes for the kids,’ says teacher who does sex work Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Increasing numbers of public sector workers are being forced to turn to sex workdue to … Continue reading

Independent: Students are turning to sex work for extra money

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Students are turning to sex work for extra money but experts warn universities are ignoring the issue Exclusive: ‘The financial situation for students is getting more and more bleak Eleanor Busby Education Correspondent Universities must stop ignoring the plight of a growing number … Continue reading

Action Alert: Please protest repeated police raids and harassment against women working together safely and independently

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UPDATE Many thanks to all who wrote to protest these raids. As a result, a senior policeman has agreed to meet the women and we hope that will help ensure that the flat isn’t raided again or closed down.  Please … Continue reading