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  • ECP submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights September 14, 2018
    The ECP is a self-help organisation of sex workers, working both on the street and in premises, with a national network throughout the UK. Since 1975, we have campaigned for the decriminalisation of prostitution, for sex workers’ rights and safety, … Continue reading → The post ECP submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme […]
  • Briefing: Why the “Nordic Model” Undermines Women’s Safety and Rights August 6, 2018
    By the English Collective of Prostitutes   020 7482 2496   www.prostitutescollective.net Who sex workers are Of the approximately 72,800 sex workers in the UK — 88% are women[i]. Most sex workers are mothers working to support families.[ii] Prostitution has always been … Continue reading → The post Briefing: Why the “Nordic Model” Undermines Women’s Safety and […]
  • Red Pepper: Criminalising sex work won’t help victims of trafficking August 2, 2018
    Criminalising sex work won’t help victims of trafficking Laws which target sex workers are supposedly set up to protect women. But really, they put vulnerable women in more danger. By Stella Winter and Liliana Gashi from English Collective of Prostitutes August 2, 2018 A rally for … Continue reading → The post Red Pepper: Criminalising sex work won’t help victims of […]
  • Buzzfeed: The Rise And Rise Of The UK’s Student Sugar Babies July 22, 2018
    With increasing costs of living at university, increasing numbers of students are turning to sex work or “sugar daddies” to fund their studies. Posted on July 22, 2018 Hannah Al-Othman A growing number of students are turning to sex work to … Continue reading → The post Buzzfeed: The Rise And Rise Of The UK’s Student […]
  • Wired: Under the threat of new laws, British sex workers fear for their websites and their safety July 17, 2018
    Sex workers say advertising online has made them safer. MPs see it differently By KELLY FIVEASH Tuesday 17 July 2018 Neon lights in London’s red light district photographed in 2015. Sex worker rights groups have expressed concern about what they perceive … Continue reading → The post Wired: Under the threat of new laws, British sex […]
  • Press Coverage: Sex Workers Protest Outside Parliament July 11, 2018
    Dear friends, On Wednesday 4 July, MPs debated a proposal from the discredited All Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution (APPGP) to shut down online sites where sex workers advertise. Please see below some of the press coverage of the debate … Continue reading → The post Press Coverage: Sex Workers Protest Outside Parliament appeared first […]
  • An open letter to MPs; PLEASE start listening to sex workers July 9, 2018
    Posted on July 5, 2018 When I went along for my first meeting with an MP (Yvette Cooper) in 2015 I was so nervous. I had never met an MP before and I knew it was going to be difficult. I … Continue reading → The post An open letter to MPs; PLEASE start listening to […]
  • Vice: The UK’s Proposed “Anti-Trafficking” Bill Would Hurt Sex Workers July 6, 2018
    With FOSTA/SESTA already proving to be damaging in the US, why is the UK looking to push through similar legislation? Photoa via VICE UK “Decriminalise sex work, for safety’s sake.” This was one of many slogans being hurled at the … Continue reading → The post Vice: The UK’s Proposed “Anti-Trafficking” Bill Would Hurt Sex […]
  • Video: Sex workers protest website ban July 6, 2018
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  • URGENT: Please fill out government survey – deadline 16 July July 6, 2018
    Dear friends, Thousands of people responded to a call to action this week and lobbied their MP to speak against proposals to ban sex workers advertising online. Thanks to everyone who wrote. We write now to ask for your help … Continue reading → The post URGENT: Please fill out government survey – deadline 16 […]