I News: We are single mothers and sex workers – this is what we want the Government to know about Universal Credit

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Niki Adams Thursday March 21st 2019 We have been shouting from the rooftops for years that women are being pushed into prostitution by rising poverty The recently announced inquiry by the Work and Pensions Committee into the link between Universal Credit … Continue reading

Guardian: MPs to launch inquiry into ‘survival sex’ by benefit claimants

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Investigation in response to evidence that poverty forcing women into prostitution Patrick Butler Social policy editor Tue 19 Mar 2019  MPs are to launch an inquiry into “survival sex” – where benefit claimants impoverished by universal credit or sanctions have turned … Continue reading

Independent: Women doing sex work to survive due to roll-out of universal credit, MPs fear

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‘There are a number of people participating in survival sex so they can feed their families or prevent loan sharks with baseball bats coming round to enforce debts,’ says Frank Field Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Women may be turning to sex work as … Continue reading

Independent: Public sector employees increasingly turning to sex work due to austerity

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Exclusive: ‘I’m more tired at home but we can get the food we want and decent shoes for the kids,’ says teacher who does sex work Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Increasing numbers of public sector workers are being forced to turn to sex workdue to … Continue reading