Banned from loitering in her home borough for 26 years

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In 2014, a sex worker challenged charges of having breached an Anti-social Behaviour Order (ASBO) banning her for 26 years from loitering in the London borough where she lives. With the support of the ECP which mounted a publicity campaign and helped … Continue reading

Coventry Telegraph: Stop police crackdowns

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By Sam Dimmer ‘It’s not rocket science – it’s just consensual sex between adults’ Prostitution. (Library picture) As police in Coventry continue their seemingly never-ending battle with sex workers and their clients in the city’s red light district campaign groups are calling for … Continue reading

Statement: Oppose N. Ireland Bill to criminalise clients

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Pushing prostitution further underground will not abolish it nor help sex workers, It will endanger sex workers’ lives and livelihoods.  Consenting sex is not a crime. Criminalising clients will not stop prostitution; it will push it further underground, making it … Continue reading

Audio: Sex workers organizing against violence and criminalization

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Speakers highlight two recent sex worker-led struggles: the historic victory in California of sex workers winning compensation for rape, and the protests against mass raids and closures of sex workers’ flats in the red-light area of Soho, London, England. Hear … Continue reading

Statement: Another woman murdered — decriminalise prostitution now.

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The tragic murder of Maria Duque-Tunjano last Friday shows the dangers of women working alone. Sex workers are prevented by the brothel-keeping laws from working together from premises and this deprives women of protection they are entitled to and have … Continue reading