Archive for December, 2010

Senior police officer calls for review of law on prostitution

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

The IUSW welcomes the statements by ACPO’s lead on prostitution and sexual exploitation, Assistant Chief Constable Simon Byrne, that it is time to look again at the laws around prostitution.

Stephen Griffiths starts life sentence for the murder of three sex workers.

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Press Release The International Union of Sex Workers Monday 21st December 2010 Immediate Release Stephen Griffiths starts life sentence for the murder of three sex workers. International Union of Sex Workers calls for policies that prioritise safety: decriminalisation the Merseyside Model UK wide “Ugly Mugs” December 17th, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, [...]

Merseyside Police supports ‘International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers’

Friday, December 17th, 2010

The 17th December, 2010 marks the ‘International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers’. In particular on this day, we remember men and women who have been lost through violence and our thoughts are with their families. Merseyside Police is currently investigating five unsolved murders of sex workers and these women will not be forgotten [...]

GMB MEMBERS TO DEMONSTRATE ON FRIDAY OVER HACKNEY CLUB PROPOSALS WHICH WILL COST 400 JOBS

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

400 jobs are at risk of closure because of the council’s plan to adopt a ‘nil policy’ on clubs that would put an end to the renewal of licenses GMB members will demonstrate at Hackney Town Hall on Friday 10th December over Hackney Council proposal of a ‘nil’ policy for strip venues and sex shops [...]