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.

The Telegraph: Nurses call for prostitution to be decriminalised, after RCN vote


Nurses are calling for prostitution to be decriminalised, saying it is a matter of “fundamental human rights”. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is to start actively lobbying the Government to change the law following a vote at the union’s conference … Continue reading

The World: This English collective says Brexit unfairly targets sex workers for deportation


PRI’s The World May 02, 2019 · 4:00 PM EDT Hundreds of protesters march through London against the criminalization of sex work, associated stigma, unsafe work conditions and violence against sex workers on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019. After … Continue reading

Novara Media: Strippers Take Aim at Women’s Equality Party Over ‘Sting’ Operation


A union has said it will seek “legal remedies” following a sting operation by anti-strip club campaigners linked to the Women’s Equality party (WEP). In recent months, the anti-strip club campaign Not Buying It has paid male private investigators, including … Continue reading

Independent: Police criticised for warning Swansea sex workers they could be prosecuted in clampdown


‘It is terrifying that this is the police response to women’s situation. Women are out there because poverty has increased – particularly in that area. People are really struggling,’ says campaigner Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Police have been criticised for … Continue reading