Red Pepper: Criminalising sex work won’t help victims of trafficking

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Criminalising sex work won’t help victims of trafficking Laws which target sex workers are supposedly set up to protect women. But really, they put vulnerable women in more danger. By Stella Winter and Liliana Gashi from English Collective of Prostitutes August 2, 2018 A rally for … Continue reading

Statement: Police and UK Border Agency actions targeting migrant sex workers

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We are writing to express our serious concerns about a number of joint UK Border Agency and police operations targeting migrant sex workers which took place during the week commencing 17th October, the week during which Anti-Slavery Day, 18th October … Continue reading

Convicted of trafficking despite judge’s admission that no woman was “coerced”

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In 2005, a Brazilian mother was convicted of trafficking and imprisoned for three years for running a working flat where other immigrant women worked.  In court the judge said “none of these women were, in fact, coerced by you into … Continue reading

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