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.

Sex workers win immunity from arrest and prosecution reporting rape and other violence


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:           January 11, 2018 Contact: Minouche Kandel, (415) 572-6482, minouche.kandel@sfgov.org SAN FRANCISCO ANNOUNCES FIRST-IN-THE-COUNTRY POLICIES TO SUPPORT SEX WORKERS WHO ARE VICTIMS OR WITNESSES TO VIOLENCE IN REPORTING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT “Prioritizing Safety for Sex Worker” policies would … Continue reading

ECP submission to APPG on Prostitution inquiry into ‘pop-up’ brothels


Contact the ECP at ecp@prostitutescollective.net or on 020 7482 2496 Summary 1 “Pop-up brothels” are not a new tactic by criminals to exploit women, as implied by this Inquiry. They are the direct result of police raids and closure orders … Continue reading

Press Release: Sex workers outside Parliament to demand safety on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers


On 17th December, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (#IDEVASW), thousands of sex workers and sex worker-led organisations around the world will gather to commemorate the sex workers who have lost their lives in the last year. Last … Continue reading

Morning Star: Letters – response to article ‘Prostitution Is Not Work – It is a Uniquely Extreme Form of Commodification and Abuse’


LETTER TO THE EDITOR. Unpublished 16 November 2017 Mick Parkin’s in his article Prostitution Is Not Work – It Is A Uniquely Extreme Form Of Commodification And Abuse joins a long line of men (and women) with apparently no qualms … Continue reading

Urgent: All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Prostitution launches inquiry on ‘pop-up’ brothels.


Dear Friends, The APPG on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade has launched an inquiry into the increase of “pop-up” brothels – short terms lets in which people sell sex. The APPG states that the investigation has been prompted by … Continue reading