November 2016. Dear Editor, We write to support the concerns raised by SCOT-PEP that police “SHAW (Support, Health and Wellbeing) visits” to sex workers’ homes or places of work may be used to gather intelligence to bring prosecutions for criminal … Continue reading
From: Amy Vergnés, Administrator of SAAFE.info (Support And Advice For Escorts) and an independent sex worker with ten years experience working as a prostitute in the UK and abroad. I am also on the advisory group which developed the National … Continue reading
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New Zealand In 2003, the New Zealand Prostitution Reform Act (PRA) decriminalised prostitution of persons over 18 on grounds of “sex workers’ human rights, protection from exploitation and promotion of occupational health and safety“. The June 2008 PRA statutory five year review concluded that: “The … Continue reading