Has the rate of sexual assault really increased in New Zealand since 2003?

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By Joel Hellewell 19 September 2017 This post is a response to the “meme” created by Nordic Model Now, claiming that the rate of sexual assault in New Zealand has increased since 2003, primarily because of the decriminalisation of prostitution … Continue reading

I News: As sex workers, we deserve the same working rights as everyone else

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Wednesday September 13th 2017 By The English Collective of Prostitutes A motion will be put to the vote at the TUC Congress today, proposed by ASLEF the train drivers’ union and supported by the GMB, calling for “decriminalisation of sex … Continue reading

Independent: Trade union leaders to vote on decriminalising prostitution at TUC conference

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Calls made for a ‘New Zealand-style’ approach which offers sex workers legal protection but concerns remain over ‘exploitation’ Lizzy Buchan and Harriet Agerholm Political Correspondent 12 September 2017 Union leaders will vote on whether to back efforts to decriminalise prostitution to offer greater protection to … Continue reading

TUC Congress 2017: SUPPORT Motion 39 Decriminalisation of sex work

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SUPPORT Motion 39 Decriminalisation of sex work Received from ASLEF supported by GMB Congress notes that austerity measures since 2010 have led to an increase in the number of people working in the sex industry and is concerned by examples such … Continue reading

Guardian: Decriminalisation of sex workers in England and Wales backed by MPs

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July 1, 2016 Nadia Khomami Home affairs select committee wants law changed so sex workers are allowed to share premises while urging crackdown on those who exploit sex workers A march organised by the English Collective of Prostitutes to protest … Continue reading

Press Release: Decriminalisation of sex workers recommended by Home Affairs Committee

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Decriminalisation of sex workers recommended by Home Affairs Select Committee 1 July  2016 The English Collective of Prostitutes welcomes the report from the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) which recommends a change in the law “so that soliciting [a charge used … Continue reading

Press Release: Amnesty International fighting for sex workers rights

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May 20, 2016 The English Collective of Prostitutes welcomes Amnesty International’s new policy on sex work which calls on states to repeal laws that criminalise “the consensual exchange of sexual services between adults for remuneration” and provide resources so that … Continue reading