Decriminalization and the Prostitution of British Law

Decriminalization and the Prostitution of British Law

By Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans

Although prostitution is legal in Britain there are a number of laws which regulate related activities, such as soliciting in a public place, kerb crawling, owning or managing a brothel, and pimping. These laws are both confused and confusing: regional police forces interpret them in different ways; and they do not comply with sexual equality and gender justice...

FiLiArt:Refuge

FiLiArt:Refuge

For many people – women, minorities, immigrants – the world is suddenly an even more hostile place than before. At the same time, our ability to seek refuge is being taken away, with less and less funding for vital social services. In this environment, we must join together to resist – and survive. 

Art is part of the battle...

Written submission to UN Women's Consultation on Prostitution by FiLia

Written submission to UN Women's Consultation on Prostitution by FiLia

FiLia is a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) working towards gender equality and the advancement of women's human rights. In preparation for this submission, FiLia has consulted with grass roots activists and expert women’s organisations. FiLia has also met with and listened to survivors of prostitution. FiLia supports the analysis of the Nordic Model Information Network.