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  • The Independent: Jailing of migrant sex workers in Ireland decried as ‘completely unjust’ June 18, 2019
    ‘Convictions for sex work further limit people’s ability to exit the industry and find alternative means of employment,’ says sex worker Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim The jailing of two migrant sex workers in Ireland has been condemned by others in the industry as … Continue reading → The post The Independent: Jailing of migrant sex workers in Ireland […]
  • The Guardian: A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed? June 12, 2019
    Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenes @frankiemullin Wed 12 Jun 2019 09.00 BST  Paying for sex has been illegal in Ireland for two years. At the time of … Continue reading → The post The Guardian: A change in Irish law was meant […]
  • The Independent: Sex work to be decriminalised in Mexico City in bid to cut trafficking June 2, 2019
    ‘Exercising sexuality in our country is still a taboo topic that few of us dare to talk about’ Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Sunday 2 June 2019 10:30 Lawmakers in Mexico City’s congress on Friday voted 38-0, with eight abstentions, in … Continue reading → The post The Independent: Sex work to be decriminalised in Mexico […]
  • Sky News: Survival sex: ‘Women are living in fear of the state’ May 22, 2019
    The work and pensions committee holds a parliamentary hearing on evidence that welfare reforms are linked to “survival sex”. By Lucia Binding, news reporter Wednesday 22 May 2019 16:52, UK More women are turning to ‘survival sex’ in exchange for … Continue reading → The post Sky News: Survival sex: ‘Women are living in fear […]
  • The Guardian: Universal credit hardship ‘linked to prostitution’ May 22, 2019
    Benefits reform forcing women to sell sex for cash, food or shelter, MPs’ committee told Women are increasingly forced to take up sex work to get money for food and rent after becoming desperate over financial hardship caused by universal credit, … Continue reading → The post The Guardian: Universal credit hardship ‘linked to prostitution’ appeared […]
  • BBC News: Decriminalise prostitution, say nurses May 21, 2019
    Prostitution should be decriminalised to protect the health and welfare of sex workers, nurses say. The Royal College of Nursing is to start lobbying government to change the law after members voted in favour of the move at their annual … Continue reading → The post BBC News: Decriminalise prostitution, say nurses appeared first on […]
  • Freedom News: Royal College of Nursing to support decriminalisation of prostitution May 21, 2019
    Royal College of Nursing to support decriminalisation of prostitution News, May 21st The Royal College of Nursing (RNC) has voted yesterday in favour of the motion that “this meeting of Congress calls upon the RCN Council to lobby governments across the … Continue reading → The post Freedom News: Royal College of Nursing to support decriminalisation […]
  • RightsInfo: Decriminalise Sex Workers And Clients, Urges Royal College of Nursing May 21, 2019
    Decriminalise Sex Workers And Clients, Urges Royal College of Nursing A sexual health specialist who helped trigger the Royal College Nursing’s lobbying efforts to decriminalise prostitution is urging against the adoption of the ‘Nordic Model’ – a policy which purports … Continue reading → The post RightsInfo: Decriminalise Sex Workers And Clients, Urges Royal College […]
  • The Telegraph: Nurses call for prostitution to be decriminalised, after RCN vote May 20, 2019
    Nurses are calling for prostitution to be decriminalised, saying it is a matter of “fundamental human rights”. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is to start actively lobbying the Government to change the law following a vote at the union’s conference … Continue reading → The post The Telegraph: Nurses call for prostitution to be decriminalised, […]
  • The Guardian: Nurses vote to back decriminalisation of prostitution May 20, 2019
    Mon 20 May 2019 18.39  Royal College of Nurses to lobby UK government in move to protect sex workers’ health There are 72,800 sex workers in the UK, of whom 88% are women, according to the English Collective of Prostitutes. Photograph: … Continue reading → The post The Guardian: Nurses vote to back decriminalisation of prostitution […]

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