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: Sex workers storm New York protest against decriminalisation of prostitution


‘Nothing about us without us’ ‘Sex workers have had a struggle to be listened to. For too long policy and law on prostitution has been dealt with without sex workers’ Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent  Two sex workers stormed a demonstration … Continue reading

RightsInfo: International Women’s Day March: ‘Brexit Takes Away From The Crisis Facing Women’


By Adam Bloodworth Freelance News Editor 8th March 2019 Campaign groups for women across the United Kingdom have united outside what they nicknamed ‘The Royal Courts of Injustice’ to campaign for women’s rights this International Women’s Day. Women assembled from a … Continue reading

RightsInfo: Sex Workers Are Being Denied Their Rights. It’s Time To Respect Them.


By Alex Feis-Bryce Chief Executive 4th March 2019 RightsInfo CEO, Alex Feis-Bryce, who founded the award-winning sex worker safety charity National Ugly Mugs, discusses International Sex Workers Rights Day, the English Collective of Prostitutes’ #MakeAllWomenSafe campaign and why policymakers need to put aside their … Continue reading

The Guardian: Decriminalise sex work to protect us from crime, prostitutes say


English collective says laws forcing women to work alone expose them to violence Sarah Marsh Thu 28 Feb 2019  Women work alone because working together puts them at risk of arrest for brothel-keeping. Photograph: Alamy stock photo Prostitution should be decriminalised … Continue reading