Asbos will push sex workers into danger, Letters in The Independent

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Joan Smith acknowledges that “women are driven into prostitution by poverty”, but doesn’t address benefit cuts, low wages, debt, lack of affordable housing, and addiction to expensive drugs. Instead, she targets clients (“Prostitutes are victims not criminals”, 13 April). She … Continue reading

Asbos ‘are bringing back jail for prostitutes’, The Guardian

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Anti-social behaviour orders are increasingly being used against prostitutes as a “quick fix” way of clearing women off the streets, campaigners warn. Probation officers and those who work with prostitutes say the orders have effectively brought back jail sentences for … Continue reading

Report of International Prostitutes Collective conference: No Bad Women, No Bad Children, Just Bad Laws

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        This path breaking conference aimed to influence the UK government’s review of the prostitution laws, learn from the experience of other countries and gather support for International Prostitutes Collective (IPC) proposals to prevent further violence and … Continue reading