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  • Vice: Sex Workers Are Having Their Earnings Confiscated in Trafficking Stings May 15, 2019
    Raids – or “welfare visits” – carried out by police are supposedly conducted for safety, but they’re harming sex workers and failing to identify genuine victims. nti-trafficking raids are often framed as vital rescue missions undertaken to save victims of … Continue reading → The post Vice: Sex Workers Are Having Their Earnings Confiscated in […]
  • Elle: How The New UK Porn Block Could Put Independent Sex Workers At Risk May 15, 2019
    Next month the government will enforce age verification laws for online pornography — rendering the UK the first country to introduce age checks. The measures, however, pose a tangible threat to sex workers’ income and safety. Eve Adler is a … Continue reading → The post Elle: How The New UK Porn Block Could Put […]
  • The World: This English collective says Brexit unfairly targets sex workers for deportation May 2, 2019
    PRI’s The World May 02, 2019 · 4:00 PM EDT Hundreds of protesters march through London against the criminalization of sex work, associated stigma, unsafe work conditions and violence against sex workers on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019. After … Continue reading → The post The World: This English collective says Brexit unfairly targets […]
  • Equal Times: #Makeallwomensafe – a campaign changing the terrain for sex workers April 30, 2019
    OPINIONS By Laura Watson 30 April 2019 In 1980, the English Collective of Prostitutes wrote to Len Murray, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress in the UK, asking to affiliate as a union. Since we were founded in 1975, we … Continue reading → The post Equal Times: #Makeallwomensafe – a campaign changing the terrain […]
  • Novara Media: Strippers Take Aim at Women’s Equality Party Over ‘Sting’ Operation April 25, 2019
    A union has said it will seek “legal remedies” following a sting operation by anti-strip club campaigners linked to the Women’s Equality party (WEP). In recent months, the anti-strip club campaign Not Buying It has paid male private investigators, including … Continue reading → The post Novara Media: Strippers Take Aim at Women’s Equality Party […]
  • Independent: Police criticised for warning Swansea sex workers they could be prosecuted in clampdown April 17, 2019
    ‘It is terrifying that this is the police response to women’s situation. Women are out there because poverty has increased – particularly in that area. People are really struggling,’ says campaigner Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Police have been criticised for … Continue reading → The post Independent: Police criticised for warning Swansea sex workers they […]
  • Ilford Recorder: Letters – Don’t punish the sex workers April 14, 2019
    Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes, Crossroads Women’s Centre, Wolsey Mews, Kentish Town, writes: We are distressed to see “Street Watch” patrols in Ilford Lane which claim to target kerb crawlers as this is likely to push sex workers into … Continue reading → The post Ilford Recorder: Letters – Don’t punish the sex workers […]
  • #MakeAllWomenSafe Campaign Press Coverage April 8, 2019
          Press The Guardian: Decriminalise Sex Work to Protect us From Crime, Prostitutes Say. “The English Collective of Prostitutes is calling for the removal of laws relating to consensual adult sexual behaviour, arguing that the legislation forces sex … Continue reading → The post #MakeAllWomenSafe Campaign Press Coverage appeared first on English Collective […]
  • Sunday Times: Letters to the Editor – Strip club ‘sting’ is threat to workers April 7, 2019
    April 7 2019,  You report that the Not Buying It group is paying men to spy on strippers at Spearmint Rhino, to catch them breaking the no-touching rule (“Sting at strip club lays bare feminist split over sex work”, News, … Continue reading → The post Sunday Times: Letters to the Editor – Strip club […]
  • Independent: Sex workers harassed, assaulted and illegally targeted for deportations amid culture of xenophobia after Brexit April 6, 2019
    Exclusive: ‘For migrant workers, everything is compounded – the sexism, the criminalisation and the racism and then the hostile immigration environment’ Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Sex workers in the UK are being illegally targeted for deportations and subjected to harassment and attacks because of … Continue reading → The post Independent: Sex workers harassed, assaulted and illegally targeted for […]

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