Oakland North: International support groups discuss sex workers’ rights in Oakland

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Thanta Laovilwanyakul(middle) talks about her experience as a sex worker at the “Public Meeting with Empower.” Empower Foundation set a table that displayed T-shirts and books that represent their their idea at the public meeting. By Saemmool LeePosted March 21, 2018 1:14 … Continue reading

West End Extra: Pop-up brothel inquiry findings ‘shoddy’, say prostitutes group

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All Party Group recommends criminalising paying for sex 30 May, 2018 — By Tom Foot An earlier ECP protest  FINDINGS from an inquiry investigating pop-up brothels have been blasted as “shoddy”, according to the English Collective of Prostitutes. The All Party Parliamentary … Continue reading

Metro: Why the Parliamentary Group on Prostitution is wrong to suggest criminalising the buying of sex

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Miranda Kane Monday 21 May 2018 3:54 pm What’s wrong with a safe and consensual transaction? (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) Another day, another flurry of media and morality where the world is convinced sex trafficking is around every corner. … Continue reading

Buzzfeed: Police Forces Are Failing Sex Workers Who Come To Them As Victims Of Crime

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Sex workers and entertainers claim that police are more interested in criminalising them than investigating crimes committed against them, and also have reported vastly different approaches in policing up and down the country. Posted on February 10, 2018, at 10:49 … Continue reading

Policing Insight: It’s time to protect sex workers not prosecute them

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31st October 2017 Niki Adams and Heston Michaels, ​English Collective of Prostitutes Police crackdowns on prostitution isolate sex workers and undermine their safety. With poverty fuelling prostitution, the English Prostitutes Collective argues decriminalisation is overdue and current resources used to … Continue reading