With Lisa Longstaff. Lisa works for Women Against Rape, supporting victims of rape. She chats to Bibi and Miranda about the new play, No Bad Women: Rape On Trial.
A harrowing watch, but an important one, says Jane Fae BY JANE FAE There must be cheerier ways to pass a Saturday night than at a play about the real life events surrounding a long ago rape trial. Catching the … Continue reading
by Sonia Elks | @SoniaElks | Thomson Reuters Foundation Tuesday, 5 November 2019 It’s estimated that about two-thirds of sex workers have suffered some kind of violence LONDON, Nov 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Police and prosecutors are becoming less willing to take action … Continue reading
A new play called “No Bad Women” tells the true story of a landmark trial that opened up a new avenue to justice for survivors. By Emma Garland 31 October 2019, 11:10am In the 1990s, serial rapist Christopher Davies assaulted two … Continue reading
In 1995, two women brought the first successful private prosecution for rape in England and Wales with the support of the English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) and Women Against Rape (WAR). Both women had independently reported being attacked in what … Continue reading
Tribune Magazine review here.
A new play by Lesley Delmenico, to be presented in London, is based on the transcript of a 1995 trial of a man accused of raping two prostitutes Lisa Longstaff from Women Against Rape, director Lesley Delmenico and Niki Adams … Continue reading
Pursuing Justice: sex workers take their rapist to court Playwright Professor Lesley Delmenico and Lisa Longstaff of Crossroads Women’s Centre 04 June, 2015 by DAN CARRIER Camden New Journal WHEN two sex workers were raped at knifepoint by the same man … Continue reading
By Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes Protesters outside Sheila Farmer’s court case, January 2012 For years sex workers, burdened by stigma and discrimination, found it hard to speak and organise in our own name. This has started to change and … Continue reading