International day to end violence against sex workers 15 December

Organised by SERTUC LGBT Network
This event is supported by SERTUC

Candle vigil walk to end violence against sex workers
Time    15 December 18:00 – 21:00
Location    London, Picadilly circus

Vigil walk from 6pm to 7pm
At the occasion of the international day to end violence against sex workers, a candle vigil walk through Soho is organised to remember our colleagues who were murdered or victims of violence. The walk will start from Piccadilly circus and end in Congress House, Tottenham Court Road. There will be free drinks offered with speeches from sex worker activists and trade unions people as well as a presentation about sex workers’ unionisation and a short movie about Sex Worker Open University 2011.
The theme of the event is “unionisation as a means to stop violence”

from 7pm in TUC Congress House
Speakers will include:

  • GMB branch I50 (sex workers)
  • English collective of Prostitutes
  • Ava Caradona, X-Talk
  • Member of STRASS, french union of sex workers
  • Short movie from Sex Worker Open University 2011
  • SERTUC women rights committee
  • John McDonnell MP
  • and a presentation by Dr Kate Hardy about sex workers’ unionisation in Argentina.

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