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Sex workers call for better education around kids and porn – not censorship


The Age, March 29, 2016 – 10:04PM The peak body for Australian sex workers has called for better education to help children deal with pornography if they are exposed to it, rather than increased censorship. A Senate inquiry into the potential harm being done to Australian children “through access to pornography on the internet” has been inundated by more than 140 submissions...

Scarlet Alliance has two Positions Vacant (Sydney)


Scarlet Alliance, March 2016 Please note that sex work experience is necessary to apply for these jobs Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association, through their objectives, policies and programs, aims to achieve equality, social, legal, political, cultural and economic justice for past and present workers in the sex industry, in order for sex workers to be self-determining agents...

Migrant sex workers in Australia (report)


Lauren Renshaw, Jules Kim Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, November 2015 In this report the Australian Institute of Criminology, in partnership with Scarlet Alliance, the Australian Sex Workers Association, presents one of the first pieces of research specifically conducted on the work and migration experiences of migrant sex workers in Australia. Surveying a large sample of migrant...

Sex workers concerned by impact of possible new legislation in NSW


news.com.au, November 8, 2015 3:35pm FLEUR* is worried. Worried she will be blackmailed into sex, worried she will be forced underground, most of all, worried the police will turn from her protector to her persecutor. Her worries have risen due to a recent NSW inquiry into the regulation of brothels which is due to hand down its recommendations next week. Currently the state is one of the few...

Key sex work advocacy documents launched


AFAO, 30 June, 2015 In Sydney on 25 June, key sex work policy documents and reports from Scarlet Alliance, the Australian Sex Workers Association, and the Pacific Sex Worker Network (PSWN) were launched. Read more here Download Scarlet Alliance Forum 2014 Key Issues (PDF) Download Principles for Model Sex Work Legislation (PDF) Read Jules Kim’s article on the Lancet Series in HIV Australia...

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