Politics.co.uk: Sex workers’ rights are not up for debate

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Comment: Sex workers rights are not up for debate Sex work: The feminist criticism of the industry has sparked an aggressive debate Sunday, 24 May 2015 7:55 AM 3 By Pandora Blake and Niki Adams Last week the New Statesman organised … Continue reading

Book review: Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden

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Book Review: ‘Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden’ by Dr Jay Levy Ella Parsons April 2015 Internationally there is much discussion of Sweden’s prostitution law, which criminalises the purchase of sex. In 2014, the UK Parliament voted against … Continue reading

Gbtimes: Slavery or service job?

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Prostitution: Slavery or service job? SARA STEENSIG 2015/01/29 What is prostitution? Consenting adults having sex with money involved, or abuse of persons in a vulnerable situation? (Photo: DJTaylor, Shutterstock) Laura Lee and Vednita Carter’s stories start the same way, just … Continue reading

Feminist Times: Why the Nordic Model harms women

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The English Collective of Prostitutes: Criminalising clients will not stop prostitution, nor will it stop the criminalisation of women.  But it will make it more dangerous and stigmatising for sex workers. Faced with no benefits, or only the lowest-waged jobs, many … Continue reading

Hotpress: Prostitution – Whose life is it anyway?

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Niki Adams cautions against ‘the Swedish Model’ and raises concerns about the role of the religiously-motivated, State-funded Irish pressure group ‘Ruhama’. Olaf Tyaransen, 27 Feb 2014 “To the moralist, prostitution does not consist so much in the fact that the … Continue reading

Justice for Dora and Jasmine!

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Report by Irem Az. http://www.bgst.org/toplumsal-cinsiyet-gundem/londra-da-dora-ve-jasmine-icin-adalet-talep-ediyor Dora Ozer, who was a transwoman sex worker in Kusadasi, Turkey, was killed by one of her clients on July 9th. Two days after her murder, Petite Jasmine was killed by her abusive ex partner … Continue reading

Action Alert: Two sex workers murdered in Sweden & Turkey. Protests in 25 cities.

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Justice for Dora! Justice for Jasmine! Justice for all sex workers who are victims of violence!WHAT: International Day of Protest against the violent abuse and murder of sex workers. WHEN: Friday 19 July 2013 3:00-4:00pm WHERE: Swedish Embassy, 11 Montagu Place, London W1H 2AL, London. CONTACT:      London protest, contact: Cari Mitchell, English … Continue reading