Press Release: Sex workers outside Parliament to demand safety on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

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On 17th December, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (#IDEVASW), thousands of sex workers and sex worker-led organisations around the world will gather to commemorate the sex workers who have lost their lives in the last year. Last … Continue reading

Press Release: Decriminalisation of sex workers recommended by Home Affairs Committee

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Decriminalisation of sex workers recommended by Home Affairs Select Committee 1 July  2016 The English Collective of Prostitutes welcomes the report from the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) which recommends a change in the law “so that soliciting [a charge used … Continue reading

Press Release: Amnesty International fighting for sex workers rights

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May 20, 2016 The English Collective of Prostitutes welcomes Amnesty International’s new policy on sex work which calls on states to repeal laws that criminalise “the consensual exchange of sexual services between adults for remuneration” and provide resources so that … Continue reading

Press Release: Twitter storm pledge to decriminalise sex work

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PRESS RELEASE . . . PRESS RELEASE . . . PRESS RELEASE Rupert Everett supports the campaign.  What: Sex workers launch pledge to decriminalise sex work for safety’s sake. When: Thursday 23 July 12-2pm and 5-6pm. Where: Twitter #pledgedecrim Follow@ProstitutesColl Sign here.Issued by the Safety … Continue reading

Press Release: Amendment to criminalise clients defeated

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VICTORY – CRIMINALISATION OF CLIENTS DEFEATED See previous action alert and briefing here We won! Our collective mobilisation defeated the amendment to the Modern Slavery Bill put forward by Fiona Mactaggart MP which would have criminalised clients. It dropped without even going … Continue reading

Press Release: Sex workers speak out in Parliament

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Press release:Sex Workers Response, Stop the Criminalisation of Sex Work – Safety First! Sex workers from a number of European countries including Sweden will be speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday 26 March 2014. Where: Committee Room 12 When: … Continue reading