Statement against criminalizing clients of sex workers by women’s funds

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Barking up the Wrong Tree: Criminalizing Clients of Sex Workers Will Not End Trafficking Posted by admin on Thursday, February 20, 2014 · Leave a Comment The European Parliament’s Committee on Gender Rights and Women’s Equality, FEMM, has approved a report that recommends criminalizing … Continue reading

Guardian: Rupert Everett on Soho raids & policing of prostitution

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We welcome Rupert Everett’s perceptive article and his support for sex workers (see article below). Please also see Mariana Popa was killed working as a prostitute. Are the police to blame? by Diane Taylor and Mark Townsend about the policing … Continue reading

Feministing: Soho worker against police raids

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By Jos | Published: December 11, 2013 Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Paula Nicol from the English Collective of Prostitutes, which campaigns for the abolition of the prostitution laws which criminalise sex workers and their families, and … Continue reading

Statement: Birmingham police crackdown v sex workers

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West Midlands police claim to have “rescued five women believed to be sex trafficking victims” during raids on “suspected brothels” in Birmingham. Closure orders[1] have been used against over 30 flats. However, no charges of trafficking have been brought. “Two … Continue reading

Open Letter: Consenting sex is not a crime!

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“The freedom of two people to have sexual contact with each other has historically been denied to people of different races and classes, and to people of the same gender.  This freedom is still denied to people when payment is … Continue reading