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

Press Release: Police raids against sex workers in Soho

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Press statement about police raids against sex workers in Soho, Central London. Over 25 sex workers’ flats in Soho, Central London were raided by police last night (4 December). Police broke down doors, slapped closure notices on the doors of … Continue reading

Press Release: Sex workers evicted last night

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Women at 26 Romilly Street were evicted last night. Demo 11-12 TODAY.  See info below. ______________________________________________ “Don’t put us out on the streets. Save Soho.” Soho sex workers and supporters protest against evictions and the destruction of Soho by developers. … Continue reading

Press Release: Prosecution dropped against sex worker for lack of evidence

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The English Collective of Prostitutes, 05/01/2012. Sheila Farmer, a sex worker who worked with other women from premises for safety had charges of brothel-keeping dismissed today in Croydon Crown Court. She worked with other women since being viciously raped and … Continue reading

Press Release: Victory for Claire Finch, victory for sex workers safety!

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A malicious prosecution with a happy ending. On Thursday 29 April 2010, in Luton Crown Court, Claire Finch was found NOT GUILTY of a criminal charge of keeping a brothel.  The jury, in line with public opinion, refused to criminalise Ms Finch … Continue reading

Press Release: Claire Finch found not guilty of brothel keeping

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STOP PRESS…Today in Luton Crown Court Claire Finch was found not guilty of a criminal charge of keeping a brothel.  The jury, in line with public opinion, refused to criminalise Ms Finch for working together with friends from her own home for … Continue reading