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  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • London Live: Sex workers protest outside Parliament July 6, 2018
    The MP Sarah Champion believes it creates a platform for Sexual Exploitation and trafficking. But those within the business say using websites are a lifeline for them, and they will be at a greater risk if these sites are made … Continue reading → The post London Live: Sex workers protest outside Parliament appeared first […]
  • Buzzfeed: MPs Want To Crack Down On Men Who Buy Sex, But These Sex Workers Say They’re Not Being Listened To July 6, 2018
    The MPs said they understood the sex workers’ views, but that their priority is to protect the most vulnerable.  A group of MPs are pushing the government to do more to crack down on exploitation in sex work, and have … Continue reading → The post Buzzfeed: MPs Want To Crack Down On Men Who […]
  • BBC News: Prostitution websites ban debated by MPs July 4, 2018
      A cross-party group of MPs says the owners of such sites “directly and knowingly” profit from sex-trafficking and wants the Home Office to intervene. The group adds that a small number of sites “dominate the marketplace” and have named two … Continue reading → The post BBC News: Prostitution websites ban debated by MPs appeared […]
  • Oakland North: International support groups discuss sex workers’ rights in Oakland June 12, 2018
    Thanta Laovilwanyakul(middle) talks about her experience as a sex worker at the “Public Meeting with Empower.” Empower Foundation set a table that displayed T-shirts and books that represent their their idea at the public meeting. By Saemmool LeePosted March 21, 2018 1:14 … Continue reading → The post Oakland North: International support groups discuss sex workers’ rights […]
  • West End Extra: Pop-up brothel inquiry findings ‘shoddy’, say prostitutes group May 30, 2018
    All Party Group recommends criminalising paying for sex 30 May, 2018 — By Tom Foot An earlier ECP protest  FINDINGS from an inquiry investigating pop-up brothels have been blasted as “shoddy”, according to the English Collective of Prostitutes. The All Party Parliamentary … Continue reading → The post West End Extra: Pop-up brothel inquiry findings ‘shoddy’, say […]
  • Metro: Why the Parliamentary Group on Prostitution is wrong to suggest criminalising the buying of sex May 21, 2018
    Miranda Kane Monday 21 May 2018 3:54 pm What’s wrong with a safe and consensual transaction? (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) Another day, another flurry of media and morality where the world is convinced sex trafficking is around every corner. … Continue reading → The post Metro: Why the Parliamentary Group on Prostitution is wrong […]
  • New Statesman: How a crackdown on Google and Facebook is making life more dangerous for sex workers March 28, 2018
    As is already happening in the US, vital websites for sex workers could be shut down by laws aimed at curbing trafficking. 28 March 2018 In the early 1990s, BT began cutting off the landlines of sex workers who advertised … Continue reading → The post New Statesman: How a crackdown on Google and Facebook […]
  • New Statesman: The dangerous myth of the “pop-up brothel” March 9, 2018
    By Dulcie Lee, 9 March 2018 The reality behind a buzzword that is hindering the fight for women’s safety Hundreds of pop-up brothels are springing up across the country. Budget holiday homes, Airbnbs, and private lets are being turned into “sex clubs”. … Continue reading → The post New Statesman: The dangerous myth of the “pop-up brothel” […]

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