Sex work should not be a crime

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The Guardian, 07/04/2010. Recent legislation is further criminalising prostitutes but doing nothing about the reasons why they choose this work Sex worker in Soho, London. New legislation is further criminalising sex work. Photograph: Dan Chung The Policing and Crime Act … Continue reading

Criminalising clients will not help trafficked prostitutes – Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Dormer

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“Criminalising young people in the sex industry will not help them escape prostitution. We need to give these young people opportunities to change their lives not give them a criminal record.” says Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Dormer Lib Dem peer, … Continue reading

Complaint letter to Guardian

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PO Box 287 London NW6 5QU  Tel: 020 7482 2496 Fax: 020 7209 4761 ecp@prostitutescollective.net, www.prostitutescollective.net Siobhain Butterworth Readers Editor The Guardian 10 November 2009 Dear Siobhain Butterworth We wish to submit a complaint about misinformation reported in the Guardian following Nick … Continue reading

Demonstration Against the Policing and Crime Bill

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SEX WORKERS NEED SAFETY AND RIGHTS, NOT CRIMINALISATION Demonstration Against the Policing and Crime Bill 12-2pm, Tuesday 3 November, Parliament Square Bring placards and red umbrellas and join the demonstration to demand: an end to the criminalisation of sex work safety … Continue reading

Women Against Rape statement against Policing and Crime Bill

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Policing & Crime Bill: Prostitution proposals detrimental to safety As measures on prostitution in the Policing and Crime Bill are discussed this week, we respectfully ask Members of the House of Lords to consider our arguments on women’s safety and … Continue reading

Soho: masked Parade of Sex Workers and Supporters

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Thanking the Soho community for helping to keep women safe, Sunday 19 July 2009 Organised by the English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) and Soho Working Girls as part of the Soho Festival with support of the Soho Society. Led by purpled sequinned dancers and a colourful … Continue reading