Price of austerity Yes, women working in Chelsea Cloisters are paying a “huge rent” to an “astronomically wealthy” landlord: that is a widespread London experience. Yet women say they feel safer knowing they are not the only sex worker, and … Continue reading → The post The Sunday Times: ECP letter – Price of austerity […]‘When Esther McVey claims there are other jobs out there for me, I would ask her what jobs can fit around caring for a disabled child?’ By Heather Saul Thursday October 25th, 2018. Esther McVey stirred controversy last week when … Continue reading → The post I News: Sex work was my only choice while […]We Need Decriminalisation Now by Lydia Caradonna A few months ago, around 200 sex workers and allies gathered in Parliament Square with placards, banners, and a sound system. Inside, just metres away, a Westminster Hall debate was taking place on a UK … Continue reading → The post Novara Media: Labour Must Not Contribute to the Oppression […]In 1975 sex workers in France and Switzerland surprised everyone by going on strike against repression — just like “real workers.” The strikes started with the occupation of a church in Lyon and a banner saying: “Our children don’t want … Continue reading → The post Morning Star: Sex workers across the world are demanding […]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 […]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 […]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 […]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 […]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 […]Follow The post Video: Sex workers protest website ban appeared first on English Collective of Prostitutes.