Press briefing: Prostitution: What You Need to Know
The ECP regularly provides comment to the media on a range of issues, including:
- UK prostitution laws
- Impact of current law and policy
- Policy proposals that impact sex workers, for example, benefit reforms or anti-social behaviour legislation
- Raids, arrests and prosecutions of sex workers
- Poverty and the impact of austerity on sex work
Telephone: 020 7482 2496
Press releases and statements
Press Release: Sex workers document Brexit-inspired discrimination that is depriving them of the right to remain in the UK
Press Release: Another sham inquiry from the self-appointed partisan All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution.
Press Release: We are still criminalised, say sex workers.
Statement: Leeds Council meeting on Holbeck Managed Approach
Statement: WEP leader insults and dehumanises sex workers
Bulletins: Raids, Arrests and Prosecutions
Print and online media
Members of our network are frequently interviewed by national newspapers and broadcast media. Recent examples:
The Independent: Women doing sex work to survive due to roll-out of Universal Credit, MPs fear
Refinary29: What women who sell sex want YOU to know about their profession.
i News: We are single mothers and sex workers – this is what we want the Government to know about Universal Credit
Vice: Why British sex workers will keep pushing for full decriminalisation
The Guardian: Decriminalise sex work to protect us from crime, prostitutes say
Huffington Post: Every person has the right to work in safety – so why doesn’t the law protect sex workers?
Red Pepper: Criminalising sex work won’t help victims of trafficking
For more media coverage see here
Television and Radio
Decriminalisation of Prostitution: the Evidence
Sex Workers are Getting Screwed by Brexit
What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Job Like This? Comparing sex work with other jobs traditionally done by women.
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