Posts Tagged ‘Scottish MSP’

The IUSW submission to the Rhoda Grant consultation on prostitution in Scotland

Friday, December 14th, 2012

An organisational response to the consultation by Rhoda Grant on the Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex (Scotland) Bill (2) The International Union of Sex Workers December 2012 Policies that solve problems are based in reality and on evidence. The red umbrella is the symbol of the international sex workers’ rights movement. Red for our [...]

Sex for Sale Ban will put lives at risk

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

This article appeared in the  Highland News  paper.  It appeared because there is a proposal to criminalise the purchase of sex, an implementation of the Swedish Law. A high profile call girl who regularly entertains clients in Inverness is warning a local MSP’s bid to outlaw buying sex in Scotland could put the lives of prostitutes in danger. Laura [...]

IUSW response to Tory MSP comment – was rape victim a prostitute?

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Press Release IUSW response to Tory MSP comment – was rape victim a prostitute? The International Union of Sex Workers Sunday 13th Feb 2011 Immediate Release TEXT BEGINS I write as an activist with the International Union of Sex Workers, an organisation of people who work in the sex industry. Like many others, we deplore [...]