SIN 18/06/2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Re: Introduction of Statutes Amendment (Repeal of Sex Work Offenses) Bill 2020 Today, Tammy Franks, MLC, will be speaking to a new bill that seeks to remove sex work from the SA criminal code. South Australia retains some of the most punitive and archaic sex industry laws in the country. This will be the fourteenth attempt at sex industry law reform in the...
SIN and Scarlet Alliance Joint Media Release: Sex workers devastated as Lower House vote against industrial, health and human rights for sex workers
SIN and Scarlet Alliance, 13/11/2019 Sex workers in South Australia and throughout Australia are heartbroken after the Members of the House of Assembly turned their backs on the rights and safety of sex workers in SA, despite widespread community support for decriminalisation of sex work. The long awaited and widely claimed SA Decriminalisation of Sex Work Bill 2018 was narrowly defeated in the...
Most sex workers have had jobs in health, education or charities – survey
The Guardian, Saturday 28 February 2015 02.53 AEDT
More than 70% of UK sex workers have previously worked in healthcare, education or charities, while more than a third hold university degrees, according to one of the largest surveys of the industry ever undertaken.
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How hookup apps and the internet are changing sex work
The Age October 26, 2014
The sex-work industry is a complex, multi-headed beast. Now the internet, social media, video streaming and hook-up apps such as Tinder and Grindr add a whole new layer of complexity.
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