Audio: Killjoy FM – Carers, mothers and sex workers: who cares about women’s work?

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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 … Continue reading

Event: Sex workers support a Living Wage for Mothers

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Dear Friends We wanted to invite you to this wonderful International Women’s Week event organised by the Global Women’s Strike. We are glad that this event is honouring mothers and launching an international petition for a living wage for mothers … Continue reading

Independent: How David Cameron’s cuts are affecting British women

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By Gabriella Swerling The Independent  Notebook Wednesday, 1 May 2013 The sex industry like most others is feeling the effects of the credit crunch. But in a grim role-reversal, it’s not the booming industry that’s suffering but its workers. As … Continue reading

The Prisma: Prostitution in the UK (I): Poverty, the driving force

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JULY 15, 2012 10:30 PM César Amaya Sandino It has become the only option for many women, but discrimination and prosecution are the only ‘solutions’ thrown at this problem of poverty and gender. In the United Kingdom around 70% of women … Continue reading

Guardian: Letter double blow for poor mothers

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Letters in The Guardian, 22/05/2009. The government is criticised for not criminalising prostitutes’ clients enough (New law on forced prostitution weakened, say women’s groups, 20 May). But what about their increasing criminalisation of women? Not accidentally, the crime bill and the … Continue reading