Prostitution: Slavery or service job? SARA STEENSIG 2015/01/29 What is prostitution? Consenting adults having sex with money involved, or abuse of persons in a vulnerable situation? (Photo: DJTaylor, Shutterstock) Laura Lee and Vednita Carter’s stories start the same way, just … Continue reading
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In the lead-up to the general election, we have the chance to move the debate forwards, towards the full decriminalisation of sex work. BY MARGARET CORVID PUBLISHED 2 DECEMBER, 2014 – 16:5 New Statesman The Houses of Parliament. Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images When … Continue reading
Pushing prostitution further underground will not abolish it nor help sex workers, It will endanger sex workers’ lives and livelihoods. Consenting sex is not a crime. Criminalising clients will not stop prostitution; it will push it further underground, making it … Continue reading
Sex work is work: exploding the “sex trafficking” myth With the freedom to work, organise and fight, sex workers will end coercion in the trade. BY MARGARET CORVID PUBLISHED 7 JULY, 2014 – 16:45 If sex work is work, then sex workers … Continue reading
Under the Nordic Model – which criminalises the clients of sex workers – the role of the dominatrix, which is as classically British as that of a steam train conductor, will be greatly changed and diminished. BY MARGARET CORVID PUBLISHED 16 JUNE, 2014 … Continue reading
It’s about time that the contribution that sex workers make to the economy was quantified. But sex work should be listed as work not as an “illegal transaction” because prostitution, the exchange of sex for money between two consenting adults, … Continue reading
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Letters The Guardian, Friday 25 April 2014 21.00 BST A sex worker talking to a driver. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire The all-party parliamentary group that recommended the criminalisation of sex workers’ clients, which is cited as backing for Caroline Spelman‘s views (Outlaw … Continue reading
Listen here. 22 April 2014 Last updated at 17:21 BST The English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) has criticised calls for the Government to make buying sex a crime. Tory cabinet minister Caroline Spelman claimed the UK should copy the so-called nordic … Continue reading
Paying for sex ‘should be outlawed’ (From Echo) NATIONAL NEWS Paying for sex ‘should be outlawed’ 5:21am Tuesday 22nd April 2014 in National News© Press Association 2014 An ex-minister is calling for a law change to make paying for sex illegal … Continue reading