Posts Tagged ‘sexwork’

HARDtalk Dr Brooke Magnanti Scientist and former prostitute

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

BBC Hardtalk with Brooke Magnanti discussing prostitution,  Was show  a couple of weeks ago.   More videos on sexwork and the present Scottish and Irish criminalisation agenda are available on this iuswcollectiveemail channel.

Policing and policy on prostitution during London 2012 Olympics: “Harm Was Done”

Monday, December 17th, 2012

On this International Day to end violence against sex workers, the IUSW publish a number interviews from sex work projects which show how the policies around the Olympics were a hindrance in protecting sex workers.

The Home Office to fund a UK wide Ugly Mugs scheme

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

The International Union of Sex Workers warmly welcomes the Home Office announcement of funds for a pilot scheme UK wide Ugly Mugs scheme, to be run by the UK Network of Sex Work Projects and launched in spring 2012. While sex workers are criminalised for working together, we will remain fearful of contacting the police […]

IUSW marks International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, December 17th

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

17th December 2011 For immediate release. IUSW marks International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, December 17th Home Office funds UK wide Ugly Mugs scheme The International Union of Sex Workers warmly welcomes the Home Office announcement of funds for a pilot scheme UK wide Ugly Mugs scheme, to be run by the UK […]

NUS: Students turning to prostitution to fund studies

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Greater numbers of students in England are turning to prostitution to fund their education, the National Union of Students (NUS) claims. The NUS also says students are turning to gambling and taking part in medical experiments to fund their studies. It says increased living costs and fees, and cuts to the education maintenance allowance, play […]

International day to end violence against sex workers 15 December

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

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 […]

Majority of migrant sex workers ‘not forced or trafficked’.

Friday, October 28th, 2011

The International Union of Sex Workers warmly welcomes the publication of “Migrant Workers in the UK Sex Industry” by Dr Nick Mai. This is the largest ever qualitative research into the experience of migrants selling sexual services in London, and key findings are: • The large majority of interviewed migrant workers in the UK sex […]