November 2016. Dear Editor, We write to support the concerns raised by SCOT-PEP that police “SHAW (Support, Health and Wellbeing) visits” to sex workers’ homes or places of work may be used to gather intelligence to bring prosecutions for criminal offences. We share SCOT-PEP’s concern because that is exactly what happened here. In 2013 250 […]
Sex workers to campaign against new legal moves Stephen Naysmith SEX workers and campaigners are to stage a series of events to protest against criminalisation of their work and warn against driving prostitution underground. Women and men involved in prostitution should be given human rights and protections at work, according to the organisers of a […]
From: Amy Vergnés, Administrator of SAAFE.info (Support And Advice For Escorts) and an independent sex worker with ten years experience working as a prostitute in the UK and abroad. I am also on the advisory group which developed the National Ugly Mugs pilot scheme launched in July 2012, and a National Ugly Mugs Champion. Please […]
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