By Alex RossA legal ‘prostitution zone’ should be introduced in a bid to tackle sex slavery in the West Midlands, an expert has said.The slavery investigator, whose identity cannot be revealed, says it would help ensure the safety of women, while reducing the amount of ‘pop-up brothels’.The idea has also been backed by the English […]
Sex workers renting accommodation for a short period as part of a “tour” is nothing new but the increase in so called “pop-up brothels” is directly linked to police threatening women with prosecution and forcing women to move on all the time. So whilst the police complain about pop-up brothels and use them to lobby […]
I have been working in brothels since 2008. For a long time we were in the same premises with me and two other women working as sex workers. We are all mothers and working for ourselves. Most of us are sending money back home to our families in other countries. We knew working together was […]
Vice: Police are using the ‘pop-up brothels’ scare for propaganda – while actively putting sex workers in harm.
Frankie Mullin”Pop-up brothels” full of trafficked women are sweeping the country, according to a spate of recent reports. In Newquay, police say they’ve located 14 since July (reported by the Guardian, BBC, Daily Mail, Mirror); in Swindon there are said to be 30 opening a week (Telegraph, BBC, Metro).The Sun recapped the stories like this: […]