By Adam Bloodworth Freelance News Editor 8th March 2019 Campaign groups for women across the United Kingdom have united outside what they nicknamed ‘The Royal Courts of Injustice’ to campaign for women’s rights this International Women’s Day. Women assembled from a multitude of support groups and campaign bodies as spokeswomen gave short speeches on pressure-point topics, […]
Global Women’s Strike
Dear Friends, Please join us on International Women’s Day 8 March at this event. We have worked with hundreds of mothers over many years who face not only criminalisation but having their children removed when they go into sex work.
Who cares about women’s work? Discussing care, Wages for Housework and valuing feminised labour, Ray is joined by Selma James, coordinator of the Global Women’s Strike and author of Sex, Race and Class, and Cari Mitchell, spokeswoman for the English Collective of Prostitutes.
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 how trafficking is being used as a justification for a moralistic crusade against sex workers […]
Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work Discussion: Melissa Gira Grant & Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes Chair: Selma James March 31, 2014 6.00pm – 8.00pm University of London Union Malet Suite – 2nd floor, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY ⋅ Selma James chairs a discussion between Melissa Gira Grant and Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes Join us for this free event […]
Prosititutes need better allies than French men focused on their own sexual freedoms – but too often, feminists only make their lives harder How can we report threats and violence if we are scared that we will be arrested or deported?’ said one Romanian sex worker. Photograph: David Levene Selma James The 343 French intellectual men who […]
Fondatrice de la campagne internationale pour un salaire au travail ménager et figure historique du féminisme autonomiste des années 1970, Selma James est fermement engagée dans la lutte contre la criminalisation de la prostitution. Dans cette tribune initialement parue dans le Guardian, Selma James revient sur le « Manifeste des 343 salauds » pour en proposer une critique […]
We invite you to the launch of an important petition. Invest in a caring society – a living wage for mothers and other carers Wednesday 1st May 2013, 7-9pm Room 10 on Committee Corridor, House of Commons London SW1 Westminster Chaired by John McDonnell MP who supports our campaign for decriminalisation. There will be an open […]
Dear Friends, We will be taking part in this International Women’s Day event on the 9 March. Prostitution is a survival strategy and we will be contributing some of our experiences. We hope you can join us. An International Women’s Day event Surviving Globally, Surviving in the UK A day of discussion, film and organising […]