Dear friends,Please join us in supporting the campaign for a #CareIncomeNow. During the COVID-19 crisis sex workers in the UK have been left without an income and deprived of the support many other waged workers are entitled to. When we have raised our demands for emergency cash help and worker status, we’ve been disparaged and dismissed. […]
Global Women’s Strike
Dear friends, please join us for these two events on Sunday 8 March, International Women’s Day: 12-5pm Open Day with Global Women’s Strike and other organisations at the Crossroads Women’s Centre. Workshops, films, exhibition, music, refreshments… Find out about campaigns and volunteering for survival and caring, against poverty, rape, racism and every violence and discrimination, detention […]
By Adam Bloodworth Freelance News Editor 8th March 2019 Campaign groups for women across the United Kingdom have united outside what they nicknamed ‘The Royal Courts of Injustice’ to campaign for women’s rights this International Women’s Day. Women assembled from a multitude of support groups and campaign bodies as spokeswomen gave short speeches on pressure-point topics, […]
Dear Friends, Please join us on International Women’s Day 8 March at this event. We have worked with hundreds of mothers over many years who face not only criminalisation but having their children removed when they go into sex work.
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.
Speakers highlight two recent sex worker-led struggles: the historic victory in California of sex workers winning compensation for rape, and the protests against mass raids and closures of sex workers’ flats in the red-light area of Soho, London, England. Hear how trafficking is being used as a justification for a moralistic crusade against sex workers […]
Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work Discussion: Melissa Gira Grant & Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes Chair: Selma James March 31, 2014 6.00pm – 8.00pm University of London Union Malet Suite – 2nd floor, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY ⋅ Selma James chairs a discussion between Melissa Gira Grant and Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes Join us for this free event […]
Prosititutes need better allies than French men focused on their own sexual freedoms – but too often, feminists only make their lives harder How can we report threats and violence if we are scared that we will be arrested or deported?’ said one Romanian sex worker. Photograph: David Levene Selma James The 343 French intellectual men who […]
Fondatrice de la campagne internationale pour un salaire au travail ménager et figure historique du féminisme autonomiste des années 1970, Selma James est fermement engagée dans la lutte contre la criminalisation de la prostitution. Dans cette tribune initialement parue dans le Guardian, Selma James revient sur le « Manifeste des 343 salauds » pour en proposer une critique […]