Why prostitutes are living in a “climate of fear”

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New Statesman, 15/01/2012. Police crackdowns on brothel-keeping mean that sex workers are unwilling to report intimidation and violence. The trial of Sheila Farmer, an escort with a malignant brain tumor and diabetes charged with brothel-keeping, collapsed on 4 January after the … Continue reading

Sheila Farmer And The Brothel That Never Was

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Sabotage Times, 11/01/2012. All Sheila Farmer was trying to do was guarantee the safety of her and fellow consensual sex workers from violence, rape and robbery, that she was prosecuted is a national disgrace… It was January 3rd, 2012. Stepping … Continue reading

Life is hard enough for prostitutes without our work being criminalised

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The Guardian, 06/01/2012. The government claims it needs to make cuts but squanders huge amounts of money prosecuting women like me. This week charges of brothel-keeping against me were dropped. It’s enough for two prostitutes to live or work together for … 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