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.
by Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service September 23, 2012 – 8:15pm A few years ago, I traveled to Thailand where I met a sex worker for the very first time. A 37-year-old mother of three, she very succinctly told me about … Continue reading →
GMB Congress 2006 declared its support for the full and complete decriminalisation of prostitution. The sexual behavior of consenting adults requires no regulation by the state. A better solution: The debate around sex work customarily excludes those who sell sexual … Continue reading →
13. Sex Work The criminalisation of those who work in the sex industry helps to divide the working class. It separates illegal workers from legal workers and drives people into clandestine situations where they face dangerous and exploitative conditions. Moral … Continue reading →
DECRIMINALISATION OF PROSTITUTION 11 March to 13 March 2009. Conference calls on the Government to decriminalise prostitution. While the activities of women who work as prostitutes are subject to criminal prosecution then they are less able to access support and … Continue reading →
Passed at NUS Women’s Conference held 11 – 13 March 08 Motion No 7 Oppose The Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill – support sex Workers Rights Submitted by: Huddersfield Technical College Speech for: Huddersfield Technical College Conference believes: 1. That … Continue reading →
2007 and 2008 and accepted by the Trade Union Congress 8. PROSTITUTION AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN This Conference recognises that the brutal murder of five young women in Ipswich just before Xmas shocked and touched people all over the country, … Continue reading →