Vice: Hull’s ‘prostitution free’ zone isn’t going to stop the local sex trade

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The residents, sex workers and activists I spoke to told me it’s only going to force everything into a new area. “Sam”, a sex worker on Hull’s Hessle Road ​ Last week, Hull City Council ​won a landmark ruling to create Britain’s … Continue reading

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

Broadly: Why more and more young women are getting arrested for prostitution

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SEX WORK by Harriet Agerholm JUL 15 2016 12:55 PM PHOTO BY MICHELA RAVASIO VIA STOCKSY London has seen a 191 percent increase in the number of 18 to 25-year-old women arrested for prostitution, according to exclusive police figures obtained … Continue reading

Guardian: Letter supporting Jeremy Corbyn on decriminalisation

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March 11, 2016 Prostitution Decriminalisation and sex workers Sex worker in London’s Soho. ‘Considering that 75% of austerity cuts have hit women hardest, no wonder prostitution is increasing,’ writes Laura Watson. Photograph: Alamy Letters Thursday 10 March 2016 19.23 GMT Last modified … Continue reading