India: The fight for ‘justice’ by a sex workers’ union sparkle a debate

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By M G Radhaakrishan For the group of sex workers on its usual rounds near the Thampanoor Railway Station in Thiruvananthapuram, the night of February 25 appeared no different at first: an altercation with the local autorickshaw drivers opposed to their … Continue reading

Evidence from different countries

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New Zealand In 2003, the New Zealand Prostitution Reform Act (PRA) decriminalised prostitution of persons over 18 on grounds of “sex workers’ human rights, protection from exploitation and promotion of occupational health and safety“.  The June 2008 PRA statutory five year review concluded that: “The … Continue reading

Report of International Prostitutes Collective conference: No Bad Women, No Bad Children, Just Bad Laws

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        This path breaking conference aimed to influence the UK government’s review of the prostitution laws, learn from the experience of other countries and gather support for International Prostitutes Collective (IPC) proposals to prevent further violence and … Continue reading