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  • I News: What it’s like to be a mother and a sex worker September 15, 2017
    Stella Winter is a sex worker and the mother of two children. She volunteers with the English Collective of Prostitutes. During the 15 or so years I worked as a sex worker, I estimate that two out of three of … Continue reading → The post I News: What it’s like to be a mother […]
  • I News: As sex workers, we deserve the same working rights as everyone else September 13, 2017
    Wednesday September 13th 2017 By The English Collective of Prostitutes A motion will be put to the vote at the TUC Congress today, proposed by ASLEF the train drivers’ union and supported by the GMB, calling for “decriminalisation of sex … Continue reading → The post I News: As sex workers, we deserve the same […]
  • Independent: Trade union leaders to vote on decriminalising prostitution at TUC conference September 12, 2017
    Calls made for a ‘New Zealand-style’ approach which offers sex workers legal protection but concerns remain over ‘exploitation’ Lizzy Buchan and Harriet Agerholm Political Correspondent 12 September 2017 Union leaders will vote on whether to back efforts to decriminalise prostitution to offer greater protection to … Continue reading → The post Independent: Trade union leaders to vote on decriminalising prostitution […]
  • BBC Victoria Derbyshire: Violence against sex workers: ‘He was there to kill me’ September 5, 2017
    5 September 2017 By John Owen BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme Image caption “Suzanne” says one client punched her until she passed out Sex workers say they are being left more vulnerable to attack by laws making it illegal for them … Continue reading → The post BBC Victoria Derbyshire: Violence against sex workers: ‘He was […]
  • Express & Star: Call for legal prostitution zone August 30, 2017
    By Alex Ross | News | Published: Aug 30, 2017 A legal ‘prostitution zone’ should be introduced in a bid to tackle sex slavery in the West Midlands, an expert has said. The slavery investigator, whose identity cannot be revealed, … Continue reading → The post Express & Star: Call for legal prostitution zone appeared […]
  • Independent: Sex worker threatened with prosecution and deportation after reporting attack August 13, 2017
    Sex worker threatened with prosecution and deportation after telling police how she was robbed at knifepoint Campaigners warn threats from police and Home Office against sex workers who report crimes make women reluctant to report violence committed against them May Bulman Sunday 13 August … Continue reading → The post Independent: Sex worker threatened with prosecution and deportation after […]
  • Politics.co.uk: Sex worker robbed at knifepoint faces deportation after contacting police August 11, 2017
    By Natalie Bloomer Friday, 11 August 2017 12:23 PM “Campaigners for sex workers’ rights say that by focusing on the prosecution and deportation of the worker rather than the attack against her, police were discouraging other women from coming to … Continue reading → The post Politics.co.uk: Sex worker robbed at knifepoint faces deportation after […]
  • Guardian: Police accused of threatening sex workers rather than pursuing brothel thieves August 3, 2017
    Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent Thursday 3 August 2017 10.09 BST Labour frontbencher Keir Starmer concerned about priorities of Met police after spate of robberies of premises used for sex work in London Keir Starmer has sent a letter to Scotland … Continue reading → The post Guardian: Police accused of threatening sex workers rather than […]
  • Guardian: If 70-year-old cleaners are convicted of running brothels, the law isn’t working August 2, 2017
    Frankie Mullin Wednesday 2 August 2017 ​The prosecution of Christy Norman, a minimum-wage brothel cleaner who attempted to save a man’s life, has left Britain’s sex workers reeling ​   ‘In the UK, while selling sex is legal, most of … Continue reading → The post Guardian: If 70-year-old cleaners are convicted of running brothels, […]
  • Buzzfeed: 70-year-old cleaner prosecuted for managing a brothel July 28, 2017
    NB Statement on Buzzfeed news article: The ECP does not agree with Christy Norman’s call for the premises she was working at to be closed. We understand that it was very upsetting to Ms Norman that others working at the … Continue reading → The post Buzzfeed: 70-year-old cleaner prosecuted for managing a brothel appeared […]

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