Action Alert: Please protest repeated police raids and harassment against women working together safely and independently

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ACTION ALERT . . . ACTION ALERT . . . ACTION ALERT Stop these police raids. Safety must be the priority. Please protest repeated police raids and harassment against women working safely and independently from premises. The Metropolitan Police have … Continue reading

Buzzfeed: Police Forces Are Failing Sex Workers Who Come To Them As Victims Of Crime

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Sex workers and entertainers claim that police are more interested in criminalising them than investigating crimes committed against them, and also have reported vastly different approaches in policing up and down the country. Posted on February 10, 2018, at 10:49 … Continue reading

Policing Insight: It’s time to protect sex workers not prosecute them

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31st October 2017 Niki Adams and Heston Michaels, ​English Collective of Prostitutes Police crackdowns on prostitution isolate sex workers and undermine their safety. With poverty fuelling prostitution, the English Prostitutes Collective argues decriminalisation is overdue and current resources used to … Continue reading

Open Letter: Demand police prioritise the protection of sex workers over the prosecution for prostitution offences

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We write to protest the police treatment of a victim of armed robbery who was working as a sex worker when she was attacked. (Crime ref: 5214132/17). Ms Maria Benito [not her real name] was working in a flat in … Continue reading

BBC Victoria Derbyshire: Violence against sex workers: ‘He was there to kill me’

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5 September 2017 By John Owen BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme Image caption “Suzanne” says one client punched her until she passed out Sex workers say they are being left more vulnerable to attack by laws making it illegal for them … Continue reading