Since 1975, the English Collective of Prostitutes 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.
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Our sister organisation the US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) is a multiracial network of women who work or have worked in different areas of the sex industry. Founded in 1982, US PROS campaigns for the decriminalization of prostitution and for justice, protection and resources so that no one is forced into prostitution through poverty or violence.
Wednesday 24 January 7-8:30pm Crossroads Women’s Centre, 25 Wolsey Mews, London, NW5 2DX Rachel West is in London from San Francisco and will report on a recent victory for sex workers there. US PROStitutes Collective, working with other sex … Continue reading →
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 11, 2018 Contact: Minouche Kandel, (415) 572-6482, firstname.lastname@example.org SAN FRANCISCO ANNOUNCES FIRST-IN-THE-COUNTRY POLICIES TO SUPPORT SEX WORKERS WHO ARE VICTIMS OR WITNESSES TO VIOLENCE IN REPORTING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT “Prioritizing Safety for Sex Worker” policies would … Continue reading →
Women’s Right to Refuse Why women in the United States will strike on March 8th. By Melissa Gira Grant The call went out just weeks ago for a women’s strike in the United States. March 8th, International Women’s Day, would be … Continue reading →
The English Collective of Prostitutes and the US PROStitutes Collective welcome Amnesty International’s vote to approve their draft policy calling for decriminalisation of sex work. The decriminalisation policy is rooted in “respecting, protecting and fulfilling the human rights of sex workers” and … Continue reading →
From the UK to the Bay Area Sex Workers Win Justice and the Right to Work Safely Friday, August 1 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco (16th Mission BART) 6:30pm Snacks, meet and greet Niki from London 7pm program starts Guest … Continue reading →
Speakers highlight two recent sex worker-led struggles: the historic victory in California of sex workers winning compensation for rape, and the protests against mass raids and closures of sex workers’ flats in the red-light area of Soho, London, England. Hear … Continue reading →
1. The public’s understandable concern for victims of trafficking including young people is being used to promote a moralistic and dangerous crusade against prostitution. The anti-trafficking campaign allied with law enforcement and the religious right claims that all prostitution is rape/sexual exploitation. It … Continue reading →
In Defense of Prostitute Women’s Safety For women who work the streets, massage parlors, clubs, in a house, as dancers, escorts, mistresses, models, on parole…it’s ok to use your working name or any other name – we respect your privacy. We … Continue reading →
Rachel West, In Defence of Prostitute Women’s Safety, (project of US Prostitutes Collective and Legal Action for Women) speaking at a press conference on the steps of City Hall, San Francisco, against cuts in funding to groups addressing violence against … Continue reading →
Dear Friends, The US PROStitutes Collective has asked the Global Women’s Strike to circulate a model letter to Senators opposing provisions in HR 3887, the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007. The law is currently before the … Continue reading →