Call to decriminalise sex work and support women in need rather than labelling them ‘unfit’ because of their work Lauren Crosby Medlicott Every Wednesday, picketers meet outside the Central Family Court in London to protest against the unjust separation of mothers and other primary carers from their children. Among those who faithfully show […]
Morning Star: Online protest for mothers and children targeted by poverty, child removal and domestic violence
A THREE-YEAR series of protests to support mothers and children targeted by poverty, child removal and domestic violence moved online today amid the coronavirus crisis.The monthly action, organised by the Support not Separation Coalition (SSC), had been taking place outside the Central Family Court in London, but saw thousands of online posts to make up […]
By Adam Bloodworth Freelance News EditorCampaign groups for women across the United Kingdom have united outside what they nicknamed ‘The Royal Courts of Injustice’ to campaign for women’s rights this International Women’s Day.Women assembled from a multitude of support groups and campaign bodies as spokeswomen gave short speeches on pressure-point topics, while nearby buses and taxes […]
Dear Friends, Please join us on International Women’s Day 8 March at this event. We have worked with hundreds of mothers over many years who face not only criminalisation but having their children removed when they go into sex work.
Stella Winter is a sex worker and the mother of two children. She volunteers with the English Collective of Prostitutes. During the 15 or so years I worked as a sex worker, I estimate that two out of three of the other working women I met were mums. Of course, this isn’t surprising considering 90 […]