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Ruth Jacobs

Writer, broadcaster and campaigner

Ruth Jacobs is the author of Soul Destruction: Unforgivable, a novel exposing the dark world and harsh reality of life as a drug addicted call girl. The main storyline is based loosely on events from her own life.

In addition to fiction writing, Ruth is also involved in non-fiction, journalism and broadcasting for charity and human rights campaigning in the areas of sex workers' rights, anti-sexual exploitation and anti-human trafficking.

More information on the Soul Destruction series can be found at and Ruth's author website is at

'Losing It' by Helen Lederer - An Interview and Book Review

Packed with hilarious scenes that had me laughing out loud, Losing It is an easy to read book that is hard to put down. Wrapped in this brilliant comedy is the more serious change made by the protagonist, Millie, who loses some of her criticalness of others and herself, which perhaps is an important element of Helen Lederer's new 'Mid-Lit' genre as it is in mid-life.
12/02/2015 11:26 GMT

Northern Ireland's Criminalisation of Buying Sex Puts Sex Workers at Risk

Supporters of Lord Morrow's Bill eliminated from their agenda the safety of the very women they claim are vulnerable. They attempted to defame those who do not back the criminalisation of the purchase of sex as supporters of sex trafficking in order to undermine their arguments. They should have properly examined the available evidence and consulted with those to whom the legislation applies: sex workers themselves.
22/10/2014 11:23 BST

'Death in the Desert': Josh Evans Discusses His Latest Film Along With Star Michael Madsen

American filmmaker Josh Evans' new movie <em>Death in the Desert</em> is a classic. I was privileged to get an exclusive preview of this brand new film. The prolonged panoramic and panning landscape shots burn into your mind with the light and the dark and the shadows. The cast and the characters they play are captivating as is the dark and addictive story.
29/08/2014 11:47 BST

The Sex Trade: Lies, the 'Voice of the Voiceless' and Other Silencing Tactics

Most people are voiceless because no one is letting them talk or listening to them when they do. There is a lot to be said for quitting being the voice of the voiceless and letting people speak for themselves. But not by those seeking to abolish the sex trade. Words are put into people's mouths when they can be, and when they can't, those people are silenced and dismissed.
02/06/2014 17:17 BST