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
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?