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PRI’s The WorldAfter the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in 2016, large industries have struggled to handle the ramifications of the upcoming Brexit. One affected industry that does not get much coverage is prostitution.Laura Watson is the spokesperson for the English Collective of Prostitutes in London. She spoke with The World’s Carol Hills […]
Sarah Walker Sarah Walker first came across the English Collective of Prostitutes at the North London Polytechnic, where she was studying English, in the early 1980s. In May 2018, Sarah and I sat down to record her memories of the ECP occupation of the Holy Cross Church in King’s Cross in 1982. Sarah talked about […]
A cross-party group of MPs says the owners of such sites “directly and knowingly” profit from sex-trafficking and wants the Home Office to intervene.The group adds that a small number of sites “dominate the marketplace” and have named two in particular: Vivastreet and Adultwork.But sex-worker-rights campaigners say the proposal would be “a disaster”.Three organisations – the […]
Emma Grinfeld and Leonore Schick discuss young women’s issues. This week VLW are joined by members of the English Collective of Prostitutes who campaign for the decriminalisation of prostitution as well as for sex workers’ rights and safety. We’ll be talking about the real effects that the current laws in the UK have on sex […]
Who cares about women’s work? Discussing care, Wages for Housework and valuing feminised labour, Ray is joined by Selma James, coordinator of the Global Women’s Strike and author of Sex, Race and Class, and Cari Mitchell, spokeswoman for the English Collective of Prostitutes.
Eleanor CunninghamIt’s claimed there has been a rise in violence towards sex workers in the capital.The English Collective of Prositutes says it’s aware of attacks, and has repeated its call for changes to the law to protect those involved.One woman – who has asked to remain anonymous – has been telling London Live’s Eleanor Cunningham […]
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