Girls Seek Refuge Amongst the Dead After Ebola

Girls Seek Refuge Amongst the Dead After Ebola

Chloe Brett  13.07.2016
It's 3pm in central Monrovia, Liberia. Crowds of noisy, staggering men congregate around the outside of a collapsing, rotten three story...
The Horror of Sex Tourism in Madagascar

The Horror of Sex Tourism in Madagascar

Johanna Higgs  28.06.2016
I stayed in a hotel in the center of the sleaze. One of the first things I noticed was a sign on my bathroom door warning me to not bring...
Sex Workers Have the Right to Be Free From Violence, Abuse, and Discrimination - Just Like Anyone Else

Sex Workers Have the Right to Be Free From Violence, Abuse, and Discrimination - Just Like Anyone Else

Kerry Moscogiuri  26.05.2016
Essentially today, we are acknowledging that sex workers have the right to be free from violence, abuse, and discrimination. Just like...
The Economist's Pimp

The Economist's Pimp

Heather Brunskell-Evans  10.05.2016
I hope the UK joins other liberal democratic countries in adopting the Nordic model. Perhaps in the future we will wonder why, at the beginning...
I Spoke to an Escort About the Bizarre Side of the Job

I Spoke to an Escort About the Bizarre Side of the Job

Simon Doherty  25.04.2016
At uni there was a girl on my course who had a part-time job in some sort of phone sex call centre. One day, during a particularly dry...
The False Dichotomy of 'Empowered Prostitution'

The False Dichotomy of 'Empowered Prostitution'

Luana Salles  21.04.2016
The most conflicting aspect of feeling sorry for these women, and angry at the system that did this to them, was that I also grew up being...
Why I'm Backing Sophie Walker for London Mayor

Why I'm Backing Sophie Walker for London Mayor

Janie Davies  20.04.2016
I decided months ago that I would cast my vote in the London Mayoral election according to candidates' policies around the sex trade. As...
The Slut-Shaming of a Sex Worker on Facebook

The Slut-Shaming of a Sex Worker on Facebook

Jerry Barnett  14.04.2016
This story is hardly an unusual one. Sex workers experience slut-shaming and other abuse as standard if they dare have a public presence....
Legal Prostitutes Are Safer: Don't Be French!

Legal Prostitutes Are Safer: Don't Be French!

Adrienne Macartney  13.04.2016
Laws do not and will never stop the trade of sex. Decreeing sex work illegal simply puts already vulnerable people in greater danger....

France Bans Purchase of Sex

Jacqui Hunt  7.04.2016
On Wednesday, France voted for gender equality by making the purchase of commercial sex illegal, while decriminalising and providing exiting...
Should the UK Help Trafficked Prostitutes in India?

Should the UK Help Trafficked Prostitutes in India?

Adrienne Macartney  6.04.2016
Delhi is dust. Fluid warmth. Polluted heat aching for monsoon. The baby in the puddle cries as I walk away. A rickshaw, all tinsel and...

Legalising Prostitution - Mr Corbyn Is Probably Right

John Watson  10.03.2016
Mr Corbyn is not afraid to buck the political trend by expressing unfashionable views, but his comment at Goldsmith University that it...
Doing Things in a More Civilised Way

Doing Things in a More Civilised Way

James Lark  6.03.2016
If you really care about these vulnerable women, men and children, then instead of spoiling for the fight that the media have predictably...
Jeremy Corbyn Is Wrong on the Sex Industry, But Labour Needs to Reform the Laws on Sexual Offences

Jeremy Corbyn Is Wrong on the Sex Industry, But Labour Needs to Reform the Laws on Sexual Offences

David Lindsay  4.03.2016
I am a supporter of the Leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. He has brought world class economists into the British political debate for the first...