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  • Guardian: MPs to launch inquiry into ‘survival sex’ by benefit claimants March 19, 2019
    Investigation in response to evidence that poverty forcing women into prostitution Patrick Butler Social policy editor Tue 19 Mar 2019  MPs are to launch an inquiry into “survival sex” – where benefit claimants impoverished by universal credit or sanctions have turned … Continue reading → The post Guardian: MPs to launch inquiry into ‘survival sex’ by […]
  • Vice: Why British Sex Workers Will Keep Pushing for Full Decriminalisation March 19, 2019
    We spoke to The English Collective of Prostitutes about their new ‘Make All Women Safe’ campaign, which takes aim at legislation that coerces women into working alone. “Nobody should ever be promoting the criminalisation of sex work without first acknowledging … Continue reading → The post Vice: Why British Sex Workers Will Keep Pushing for […]
  • Independent: Women doing sex work to survive due to roll-out of universal credit, MPs fear March 19, 2019
    ‘There are a number of people participating in survival sex so they can feed their families or prevent loan sharks with baseball bats coming round to enforce debts,’ says Frank Field Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Women may be turning to sex work as … Continue reading → The post Independent: Women doing sex work to survive due to […]
  • Novara Media: Sidelined No Longer, Sex Workers Led the Women’s Strike March 13, 2019
    by Sophie Hemery Carried from the Bank of England to London’s Piccadilly Circus by drizzle, pop music and smoke grenades, 2019’s Women’s Strike march culminated in a performance by strippers demanding the full decriminalisation of sex work. Thousands of people danced … Continue reading → The post Novara Media: Sidelined No Longer, Sex Workers Led the […]
  • Independent: Sex workers storm New York protest against decriminalisation of prostitution March 13, 2019
    ‘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 → The post Independent: Sex workers storm New York protest against decriminalisation […]
  • The F Word: Let women work together March 12, 2019
    Niki Adams 12 March 2019 English Collective of Prostitutes spokeswoman Niki Adams writes in support of a new campaign to make sex workers safer Three women are discussing their jobs. They moan about their boss and the stresses and strains … Continue reading → The post The F Word: Let women work together appeared first […]
  • Dazed: Sex workers now have a feminist movement on their side March 8, 2019
    After years of being seen as victims, is feminist activism finally centring one of the most marginalised groups? 8 March 2019 Stacey Clare International Women’s Day is growing more powerful each year, as women take to the streets all over the … Continue reading → The post Dazed: Sex workers now have a feminist movement on […]
  • RightsInfo: International Women’s Day March: ‘Brexit Takes Away From The Crisis Facing Women’ March 8, 2019
    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 → The post RightsInfo: International Women’s Day March: ‘Brexit Takes Away From […]
  • Refinary29: What Women Who Sell Sex Want YOU To Know About Their Profession March 7, 2019
    NATALIE GIL 7 MARCH 2019 There are more than 72,800 sex workers in the UK, according to the government, yet this sizeable group of mostly women are among the most marginalised people in society. On International Women’s Day, which champions the … Continue reading → The post Refinary29: What Women Who Sell Sex Want YOU To […]
  • RightsInfo: Sex Workers Are Being Denied Their Rights. It’s Time To Respect Them. March 4, 2019
    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 post RightsInfo: Sex Workers Are Being Denied Their Rights. It’s […]