Posts Tagged ‘Sheila Farmer’

Ground-breaking trial redefines obscenity law.

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

7th January 2012 For immediate release. Ground-breaking trial redefines obscenity law.  The International Union of Sex Workers is delighted by the unanimous verdicts of “not guilty” on all counts in the trial of Michael Peacock that concluded at Southwark Crown Court on Friday 6th January. Michael’s courage and determination in pursuing this case was the […]

PROSECUTION DROPPED AGAINST SEX WORKER FOR LACK OF EVIDENCE

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

  Sheila Farmer, a sex worker who worked with other women from premises for safety had charges of brothel-keeping dismissed today in Croydon Crown Court. She worked with other women since being viciously raped and attacked whilst working alone.   Ms Farmer left court with over 20 supporters delighted and relieved that she no longer […]

Niki Adams and Sheila Farmer, speaking at SLUTWALK

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

June 11 was the London slut walk, Niki Adams from the English Collective of Prostitutes condemns the UK laws and the police for the danger prostitutes are put in.  Shelia Farmer also speaks from personal experience on what happens to us when we work together for safety.  We can end up going to prison,  loose […]