The Independent: Jailing of migrant sex workers in Ireland decried as ‘completely unjust’

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‘Convictions for sex work further limit people’s ability to exit the industry and find alternative means of employment,’ says sex worker Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim The jailing of two migrant sex workers in Ireland has been condemned by others in the industry as … Continue reading

The Guardian: A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed?

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Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenes @frankiemullin Wed 12 Jun 2019 09.00 BST  Paying for sex has been illegal in Ireland for two years. At the time of … Continue reading

Politics.co.uk: Sex workers’ rights are not up for debate

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Comment: Sex workers rights are not up for debate Sex work: The feminist criticism of the industry has sparked an aggressive debate Sunday, 24 May 2015 7:55 AM 3 By Pandora Blake and Niki Adams Last week the New Statesman organised … Continue reading

Book review: Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden

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Book Review: ‘Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden’ by Dr Jay Levy Ella Parsons April 2015 Internationally there is much discussion of Sweden’s prostitution law, which criminalises the purchase of sex. In 2014, the UK Parliament voted against … Continue reading

ECP against the criminalisation of clients

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By Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes Protesters outside Sheila Farmer’s court case, January 2012     For years sex workers, burdened by stigma and discrimination, found it hard to speak and organise in our own name. This has started to change and … Continue reading