By Alex Feis-Bryce Chief Executive RightsInfo CEO, Alex Feis-Bryce, who founded the award-winning sex worker safety charity National Ugly Mugs, discusses International Sex Workers Rights Day, the English Collective of Prostitutes’ #MakeAllWomenSafe campaign and why policymakers need to put aside their moral and ideological judgements and listen to sex workers. Yesterday, on International Sex Workers Rights Day, my thoughts […]
In 2019, the English Collective of Prostitutes launched the campaign #makeallwomensafe with a short film directed by Bafta nominated Charlotte Regan and starring Lyndsey Marshal The campaign focused on the key injustice that whist sex work is legal the law makes it illegal for women to work together. Forcing women to choose between keeping themselves safe and facing the possibility of arrest or avoiding a criminal record and putting themselves in danger. No woman should have to make that choice.
The accompanying petition called for the government to implement the Home Affairs Committee recommendation to decriminalise sex workers on the street and together in premises and gathered over 11,000 signatures.
Huffington Post: Every Person Has The Right To Work In Safety – So Why Doesn’t The Law Protect Sex Workers?
This isn’t about whether sex work is uniquely degrading or empowering – it’s about the reality of 70,000 women who today will exchange sex for money and who are not being protected by the lawNiki Adams Spokeswoman for the English Collective of Prostitutes Sheila started selling sex to pay off debts and support her son after […]
By Meka BeresfordSex workers have made a fresh call for decriminalisation as part of a push to create better safety for women.The English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) is launching it’s #makeallwomensafe campaign on March 3, International Sex Workers’ Rights Day, to push for the decriminalisation of sex work to create safer environments for women. Watch […]
I’ve been a sex worker for more than five years, working in a flat with friends and for a few months on the street when I didn’t have money to set myself up in premises. I felt safest working with other women and where we had installed CCTV for safety. But although my job is […]
How do you have good sex and why do we have so much bad sex? Join Bibi Lynch and Miranda Kane, a Professional Prude and ex-Sex Worker, in conversation with sexperts, sex-haters and sexy muthers. Think good cop bad cop… But with more handcuff action. A podcast from Metro.co.uk. CLICK HERE and scroll down to […]
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 […]