Since 1975, the International Prostitutes Collective has been campaigning for the abolition of the prostitution laws which criminalize sex workers and our families, and for economic alternatives and higher benefits and wages.
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 →
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 →
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 →
In 1999 Sweden criminalised men who buy sex, who on conviction face six months in jail. In 2003 the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Police Affairs launched a Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Women and Children. One of the … Continue reading →
Julie Bindel’s obsession with male sexuality hides that it is women’s poverty and lack of viable economic alternatives that keep prostitution alive (Not a service like any other, January 16). Most sex workers are mothers and young people struggling to … Continue reading →