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The policing of sex work in West Yorkshire: An interview with Rosie Campbell OBE

The following interview is with Rosie Campbell OBE who took up the Chief Executive Officer post at Leeds-based support agency Genesis in September 2013. Rosie has been heavily involved in researching, service development and sex work policy in the UK since 1995 and was one of the driving forces behind the ‘Merseyside Model’ which helped Merseyside Police… 2,204 more words

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Celian Chan reblogged this on The World of C.C. and commented:

It is extremely difficult to have government totally decriminalize sex work in states, due to the fact that such decision would case outrage from both communities to religious groups. Merseyside model brought protection and support for sex workers despite the current situation in policies for them. Yet the current policies should decide whether to have sex workers decriminalized entirely, or find them a place (indoor) where they can work safely in fashion of either with another worker at the side, or work in own room next door to their colleague. Therefore this solution might bring possibilities to not just sex worker's safety, but also the peace within communities?

The policing of sex work in West Yorkshire: An interview with Rosie Campbell OBE

The following interview is with Rosie Campbell OBE who took up the Chief Executive Officer post at Leeds-based support agency Genesis in September 2013. Rosie has been heavily involved in researching, service development and sex work policy in the UK since 1995 and was one of the driving forces behind the ‘Merseyside Model’ which helped Merseyside Police… 2,204 more words

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Ruth Jacobs reblogged this on Ruth Jacobs.

The policing of sex work in West Yorkshire: An interview with Rosie Campbell OBE

The following interview is with Rosie Campbell OBE who took up the Chief Executive Officer post at Leeds-based support agency Genesis in September 2013. Rosie has been heavily involved in researching, service development and sex work policy in the UK since 1995 and was one of the driving forces behind the ‘Merseyside Model’ which helped Merseyside Police… 2,204 more words

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20 Things They'll Never Tell You About Being a Sex Worker.

So I was inspired by this post – ’50 Things they never tell you about being a chef’ and figured I’d do something similar.

Sex work is an amazing journey and one I’ve been on for almost nine years. 1,532 more words

Celian Chan reblogged this on The World of C.C. and commented:

Often in media, sex worker's lives would ether be very glamorous or very depressive, so it is nice to have someone to write out this post about the dos and don'ts (+ possibly some stuff to prepare sacrifice for), in the world of sex workers..in case anyone found other choices are not as good as what other jobs offer.

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WePay Blames “The Rules” For Withholding Medical Funds from Sex Worker

As we universally known, people ought to be given the medical care when one requests and nothing should stop him or her from gaining it for no reason. 239 more words

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The policing of prostitution in West Yorkshire – the view from the street (Part Three: the BLAST Project)

This interview is with Phil Mitchell from the Leeds-based BLAST Project. The BLAST Project provides a range of support services to boys and young men across Leeds and Bradford who are or have been sexually exploited, or are at risk of being sexually exploited, including those who are involved in selling/exchanging sex. 1,938 more words

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The policing of prostitution in West Yorkshire – the view from the street (Part Two: the STAR Project)

The interview below is with the STAR (Surviving Trauma After Rape) Project based in Wakefield. It is part of a short series of interviews with agencies in West Yorkshire who support sex workers and who liaise to some degree with West Yorkshire Police (the first interview was with… 770 more words

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