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

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...
Corbyn Backs 'Decriminalisation' Of Sex Workers

Corbyn Backs 'Decriminalisation' Of Sex Workers

Paul Waugh  4.03.2016
Jeremy Corbyn has sparked a fresh debate over prostitution after backing the decriminalisation of sex workers. With remarks that swiftly...
Commons People Politics Podcast: Pensions, Prostitution and Project Fear

Commons People Politics Podcast: Pensions, Prostitution and Project Fear

Owen Bennett  3.03.2016
The Government was accused of trying to smuggle out a review of the UK pension age this week when it announced the plan as Westminster...
Former Sex Worker Bravely Describes Horrific Gang-Rape As She Urges MPs To Change Prostitution Law

Former Sex Worker Bravely Describes Horrific Gang-Rape As She Urges MPs To Change Prostitution Law

Owen Bennett  1.03.2016
This article contains graphic descriptions which some readers may find disturbing A former sex worker today bravely revealed how she had...

UK's First "Red-Light" District: Leeds' Cruel Solution to Prostitution and Violence

Taina Bien-Aime  8.02.2016
On an ordinary winter day in 2014, Mary Honeyball led her colleagues in the European Parliament to pass a groundbreaking resolution urging...
Sex Buyers Know How to Make Prostitution Safer

Sex Buyers Know How to Make Prostitution Safer

Gabriella Apicella  25.01.2016
Where a Sex Buyer Law has been enforced in Sweden, Norway and Iceland, countries renowned for their exemplary equality laws, this strategy...
Remembering 'The Forgotten Crisis'

Remembering 'The Forgotten Crisis'

Yasmin Khatun Dewan  25.01.2016
The international response to what took place and what continues to take place is both a travesty and injustice. Hundreds of thousands...

We Must Face Non-State Torture to Stop It

Janie Davies  17.11.2015
Non-State Torture, learning about it, acknowledging that it happens and hearing what it involves, turned my view of the world on its head....