EVENT 5 June Prostitution: decriminalisation v legalisation. Which is better for sex workers’ rights and safety?

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Speaker: Ariane G., Berlin, Germany. Ariane G. has worked for nearly 20 years in brothels, flats and as an independent escort in Germany and throughout Europe. She will speak on working within a legalised system, the risks of proposed law … Continue reading

We don’t want legalised brothels

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Denis Hof, Nevada Bunny Ranch owner, proposes a temporary licence to run a brothel during the Olympics. Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes, comments: “Sex workers don’t need or want licensed or legalised brothels so that bosses have more opportunities … Continue reading

Decriminalisation of prostitution v legalisation

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Since it was founded in 1975, the English Collective of Prostitutes has been campaigning for the abolition of the prostitution laws which criminalize sex workers and our families, and for economic alternatives and higher benefits and wages — no woman, child … Continue reading

Legalised brothels exploit prostitutes

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The calls for legalised brothels reflect increasing public concern with prostitute women’s safety and civil rights. It may also reflect the Government’s drive to cut the unemployment figures. Legalised brothels usually go hand-in-hand with police crackdowns against street workers – … Continue reading