Janie Davies

Financial journalist and women's rights volunteer

Janie Davies is a financial journalist and a volunteer for a women's rights charity. She is a graduate of Aberystwyth University. Originally from Crouch End, she now lives in South West London and blogs in a personal capacity about feminism and equality.
Why I'm Backing Sophie Walker for London

Why I'm Backing Sophie Walker for London Mayor

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 campaign to implement the Nordic model in the UK accelerates, I will be voting for Sophie Walker, leader of Women's Equality Party...
21/04/2016 10:31 BST
Opposition to Full Sex Trade Decriminalisation is Taking

Opposition to Full Sex Trade Decriminalisation is Taking Hold

Resistance against full decriminalisation of the sex trade just got stronger. It started on October 23 as women protested in 50 countries, united in their opposition to Amnesty International's recommendation for full decriminalisation of the sex industry, including pimps and johns.
27/10/2015 12:14 GMT
Full Sex Industry Decriminalisation Puts Women's Rights

Full Sex Industry Decriminalisation Puts Women's Rights Last

Prostitution is the commodification of the bodies of women of girls. It is born out of the ideology that women are second-class citizens raised to service men. Decriminalisation would reinforce that, declaring that women's rights must come last. If you think that is acceptable, you cannot stand for women's rights, you cannot stand for women's liberation and you cannot stand for equality.
08/10/2015 08:11 BST