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  • WestEnd Extra: ‘Law change could save sex workers from exploitation’ February 8, 2019
    English Collective of Prostitutes report features women in ‘red-light area of Soho’ who were subject to police raids 08 February, 2019 — By Tom Foot CAMPAIGNERS have warned it is “dangerous and irresponsible” to criminalise sex workers at a time when exploitation, … Continue reading → The post WestEnd Extra: ‘Law change could save sex workers from […]
  • Independent: Public sector employees increasingly turning to sex work due to austerity February 4, 2019
    Exclusive: ‘I’m more tired at home but we can get the food we want and decent shoes for the kids,’ says teacher who does sex work Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Increasing numbers of public sector workers are being forced to turn to sex workdue to … Continue reading → The post Independent: Public sector employees increasingly turning to sex work […]
  • Independent: Students are turning to sex work for extra money December 27, 2018
    Students are turning to sex work for extra money but experts warn universities are ignoring the issue Exclusive: ‘The financial situation for students is getting more and more bleak Eleanor Busby Education Correspondent Universities must stop ignoring the plight of a growing number … Continue reading → The post Independent: Students are turning to sex work for extra […]
  • The Sunday Times: ECP letter – Price of austerity December 2, 2018
    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 […]
  • I News: Sex work was my only choice while bringing up my disabled daughter October 25, 2018
    ‘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 […]
  • Novara Media: Labour Must Not Contribute to the Oppression of Sex Workers September 25, 2018
    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 […]
  • Morning Star: Sex workers across the world are demanding decriminalisation August 9, 2018
    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 […]
  • Red Pepper: Criminalising sex work won’t help victims of trafficking August 2, 2018
    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 […]
  • Buzzfeed: The Rise And Rise Of The UK’s Student Sugar Babies July 22, 2018
    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 […]
  • Wired: Under the threat of new laws, British sex workers fear for their websites and their safety July 17, 2018
    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 […]

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