The University of Sussex’s Centre for Gender Studies has formed an alliance with an association of sex workers and signed a pledge supporting the decriminalisation of the sex industry. This move comes amid debates about Amnesty International’s draft policy document supporting sex industry decriminalisation, which has set the organisation at loggerheads with a number of […]
in 2015, as part of the Safety First Coalition, we launched a national campaign calling on individuals and organisations to pledge their support for the decriminalisation of sex work. This was initiated via a Twitter campaign under the hashtag #pledgedecrim
The pledge, which has been endorsed by a broad range of supporters from Sussex Centre for Gender Studies to the International HIV/AIDS Alliance shows how decriminalisation would: improve safety; enhance health; make it easier for sex workers to leave prostitution if they want; ensure that police resources can be freed up to tackle crimes like rape and trafficking; make it easier for sex workers to report violence and exploitation and fight to improve working conditions. Please sign here..
Sex worker rights campaigners are hoping that the strategy that is working in the highest echelons of power will also work as well in the housing association meeting hall, or in the shouting grounds of Twitter. BY MARGARET CORVID Last week, the Safety First Coalition, a project that brings together sex worker rights campaigners, anti-rape groups, and health […]
What: Sex workers launch pledge to decriminalise sex work for safety’s sake.When: Thursday 23 July 12-2pm and 5-6pm.Where: Twitter #pledgedecrim Follow @ProstitutesColl Sign here. Issued by the Safety First Coalition, co-ordinated by the English Collective of Prostitutes. Sex workers and supporters are launching a campaign to get people to pledge their support for the decriminalisation of prostitution. Laura Watson […]
ACTION ALERT Join our Twitter storm Thursday 23 July 12-2pmand 5-6pm to launch our pledge to “Decriminalise Sex Work for Safety’s Sake”. On 23 July 2015 If you have 1 minute: Re-tweet us via @ProstitutesColl #pledgedecrim. Tweet us your reason for signing the Pledge. Tweet us a picture of you signing the Pledge. Re-tweet these: I […]
The English Collective of Prostitutes has created a pledge for sex worker rights – find out who supports it. BY MARGARET CORVID If you haven’t decided who to vote for yet, consider sex worker rights. This is an election animated by the spirit of a new politics, when SNP, Plaid Cymru and Greens speak, loudly and […]