We are writing to express our serious concerns about a number of joint UK Border Agency and police operations targeting migrant sex workers which took place during the week commencing 17th October, the week during which Anti-Slavery Day, 18th October … Continue reading
Rights sheet vs deportation of migrant sex workers launched for #1DayWithoutUs. Please forward to your networks. Stop deportations of EEA sex workers. Police have stepped up threats against sex workers who are from EEA countries and, unless we protest, the … Continue reading
Police harassment, blackmail and deportation: What life is like for sex workers As the UK looks poised to decriminalise sex work, Siobhan Fenton meets the English Collective Prostitutes to discuss what life is like for sex workers under the current prostitution … Continue reading
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Dear Friends, The US PROStitutes Collective has asked the Global Women’s Strike to circulate a model letter to Senators opposing provisions in HR 3887, the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007. The law is currently before the … Continue reading
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In February 2001, we organized an emergency picket to protest against police and immigration raids against 60 immigrant women in Soho, London. The protest got widespread sympathetic media coverage and as a result the raids were publicly condemned and their … Continue reading
Victory against change in trafficking law which would have criminalized sex workers and our families and undermine safety. Our efforts are paying off! As you know, US PROStitutes Collective and Sex Workers Outreach Project have been circulating letters, including a … Continue reading
Press statement on Operation Pentameter 21 June 2006 Pentameter Two, the new initiative against traffickers, far from protecting victims of trafficking is likely to make immigrant sex workers more vulnerable to violence and exploitation. Evidence from how anti-trafficking legislation has … Continue reading