A conference looking at ways to protect prostitutes is to be addressed by a vicar from Ipswich, scene of last year’s serial prostitute killings. The Rape, Race and Prostitution Conference, in London, will examine how women could be better protected by changes to the justice system. It will also consider women who are the victims […]
Safety First Coalition
The Safety-First Coalition which campaigns to decriminalise sex work and prioritise women’s safety is coordinated by the English Collective of Prostitutes and was launched in 2006 following the murders of five young women in Ipswich. The coalition includes anti-poverty campaigners, church people & residents from Ipswich and elsewhere, the Royal College of Nursing, the National Association of Probation Officers, members of the medical and legal professions, prison reformers, sex worker and drugs rehabilitation projects.
Co-ordinated by the English Collective of ProstitutesThe tragic murders of five young women in Ipswich have brought us together as individuals and organisations concerned with women´s and children´s safety in the area and elsewhere. There is an unprecedented outcry of never again from many who have understood that women are made vulnerable by legislation which […]
There’s been criticism from sex workers about the Suffolk police strategy of getting sex workers off the streets of Ipswich. It’s being claimed it’s moving the problem elsewhere rather than tackling the root causes. The murders of five women in Suffolk in 2006 has put the county in the centre of the debate about how […]