Ham & High: Landmark rape case brought by Kentish Town campaigners is turned into a play

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06 November 2019 Lisa Longstaff of Women Against Rape and Niki Adams of the English Collective of Prostitutes outside Crossroads Women’s Centre in Kentish Town where they are based In 1995 Women Against Rape and the English Collective of Prostitutes … Continue reading

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Sex workers denied justice over rapes, says UK prostitutes’ collective

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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

Successful private prosecution of serial rapist – R v Davies

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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

Camden New Journal: Pursuing Justice sex workers take their rapist to court

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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

ECP against the criminalisation of clients

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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