Banned from loitering in her home borough for 26 years

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In 2014, a sex worker challenged charges of having breached an Anti-social Behaviour Order (ASBO) banning her for 26 years from loitering in the London borough where she lives. With the support of the ECP which mounted a publicity campaign and helped … Continue reading

Mass police raids against sex workers in the name of anti-trafficking

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In December 2013, 250 police raided sex worker’s flats in Soho (central London). Over 20 flats were closed and women were handcuffed and dragged in their underwear onto the streets. The ECP and Soho Working Girls organised intensively against the … Continue reading

Convicted of assisting in the management of a brothel for working in a sauna in Birmingham

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In 2010, a woman was convicted of assisting in the management of a brothel for working in a sauna in Birmingham. She worked two days a week and had only been there for six weeks. Despite her minimal involvement in … Continue reading