Film: 17 Dec – Decriminalisation in New Zealand

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Monday, 17 December 2012, 7pm Film: Decriminalisation of Sex Work in New Zealand New Zealand decriminalised prostitution in 2003. This 30 minute film documents how the law was won and its impact as told by sex workers and activists working with the NZ … Continue reading

The New Zealand Prostitutes Collective (NZPC) turns 25

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Friday, 26 October 2012, 11:48 am New Zealand Prostitutes Collective turns 25 The New Zealand Prostitutes Collective (NZPC) turns 25 this year. NZPC is holding an event to launch this at their National Office based in Wellington on Tuesday 6 … Continue reading

Summary of the New Zealand Prostitution Reform Act

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Catherine Healy New Zealand Prostitutes Collective info@nzpc.org.nz Dear ECP, I enclose below as requested information about the Prostitution Reform Act which decriminalised prostitution in New Zealand six years ago. In summary the law means that street based sex workers can … Continue reading

Catherine Healy in The Guardian

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Decriminalise prostitution – Five years ago, New Zealand stopped arresting sex workers. Their lives have improved and the UK should now adopt the same approach Catherine Healy guardian.co.uk, Sunday 29 June 2008 12.00 BST What can the UK learn from … Continue reading

New Zealand marks five years of successful decriminalisation of prostitution.

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PRESS RELEASE From SAFETY FIRST – A coalition to decriminalise sex work and prioritise safety. Tel: 07811 964 171 www.prostitutescollective.net Wednesday 25 June 2008: New Zealand marks five years of successful decriminalisation of prostitution. On the fifth anniversary of the introduction of … 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