RightsInfo: Sex Workers Are Being Denied Their Rights. It’s Time To Respect Them.

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By Alex Feis-Bryce Chief Executive 4th March 2019 RightsInfo CEO, Alex Feis-Bryce, who founded the award-winning sex worker safety charity National Ugly Mugs, discusses International Sex Workers Rights Day, the English Collective of Prostitutes’ #MakeAllWomenSafe campaign and why policymakers need to put aside their … Continue reading

The Guardian: Decriminalise sex work to protect us from crime, prostitutes say

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English collective says laws forcing women to work alone expose them to violence Sarah Marsh Thu 28 Feb 2019  Women work alone because working together puts them at risk of arrest for brothel-keeping. Photograph: Alamy stock photo Prostitution should be decriminalised … Continue reading

Sex workers win immunity from arrest and prosecution reporting rape and other violence

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:           January 11, 2018 Contact: Minouche Kandel, (415) 572-6482, minouche.kandel@sfgov.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

Press Release: Sex workers outside Parliament to demand safety on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

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On 17th December, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (#IDEVASW), thousands of sex workers and sex worker-led organisations around the world will gather to commemorate the sex workers who have lost their lives in the last year. Last … Continue reading

Has the rate of sexual assault really increased in New Zealand since 2003?

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By Joel Hellewell 19 September 2017 This post is a response to the “meme” created by Nordic Model Now, claiming that the rate of sexual assault in New Zealand has increased since 2003, primarily because of the decriminalisation of prostitution … Continue reading