Law & Policy

Laws

Whilst it is legal to exchange sex for money, anything that sex workers do to contact a client is criminalised. See here for the most commonly used laws in the UK and summaries of other legal models. Read more…

Legal cases

Over the years we have won some important victories including the first ever private prosecution for rape in England and Wales in 1995 with Women Against Rape after the Crown Prosecution Service dropped the case of a serial rapist who had targeted sex workers. Read more…

Policy briefings

Evidence, submissions to parliamentary committees and briefings on proposals to change the law. Read more…