Since 1975, the International Prostitutes Collective has been campaigning for the abolition of the prostitution laws which criminalize sex workers and our families, and for economic alternatives and higher benefits and wages.
Sex workers say its almost impossible to make living from prostitution Complain of saturated market full of students, immigrants and out of work Massage parlours and private flats have reduced prices or closed They blame rising rents and energy costs … Continue reading →
By Gabriella Swerling The Independent Notebook Wednesday, 1 May 2013 The sex industry like most others is feeling the effects of the credit crunch. But in a grim role-reversal, it’s not the booming industry that’s suffering but its workers. As … Continue reading →
We invite you to the launch of an important petition. Invest in a caring society – a living wage for mothers and other carers Wednesday 1st May 2013, 7-9pm Room 10 on Committee Corridor, House of Commons London SW1 Westminster Chaired … Continue reading →
JULY 15, 2012 10:30 PM César Amaya Sandino It has become the only option for many women, but discrimination and prosecution are the only ‘solutions’ thrown at this problem of poverty and gender. In the United Kingdom around 70% of women … Continue reading →
For Everyone’s SURVIVAL & WELFARE End Cuts, Poverty & Discrimination Invest in caring not killing Dear Friends, We are sponsoring an exciting Mothers March on Saturday 12 March 2011, and very much hope you will join us on it. The March will … Continue reading →
Letters in The Guardian, 22/05/2009. The government is criticised for not criminalising prostitutes’ clients enough (New law on forced prostitution weakened, say women’s groups, 20 May). But what about their increasing criminalisation of women? Not accidentally, the crime bill and the … Continue reading →
At last, a vindication of the rights of Monica Coghlan, a working class woman who came to court 14 years ago and told the truth about Jeffrey Archer. Ms Coghlan like many other women in the eighties fled the poverty of … Continue reading →