Prostitution has always been a human rights violation.
Talk of prostitution and you’re likely to hear someone refer to it as the world’s ‘oldest profession’. Abolitionists however, who want to see an end to exploitation and trafficking refer to it as the world’s ‘oldest oppression’. Mind you, prostitution is not something that most people discuss in polite conversation. But talk about it we must, as the NT Government has released a law reform discussion paper on the NT Prostitution Regulation Act and they are asking for feedback from all Territorians on proposed changes that will normalize prostitution, brothels, and therefore, exploitation.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby is concerned members of the South Australian Parliament are not being told all the facts regarding New Zealand’s industrialised prostitution legislation.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby is concerned calls for full decriminalisation of prostitution by a Victorian Sex Workers group will allow unlicensed brothels to flourish.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby today repeated its call on the South Australian Parliament to enact the Nordic Model of prostitution legislation.
The call comes in light of reports today of two women charged with illegal prostitution being unable to communicate in a Queensland Court because they only spoke Mandarin.Read more
A startling admission by Strass, a French union for prostitutes, shows that the Nordic Model is working in France says the Australian Christian Lobby.Read more
Three days ago, a young mum was brutally murdered in Adelaide. A vigil was held yesterday in remembrance of her. This is good and proper and an important part of the grieving process. I truly hope it will prompt change.Read more
These are tweets of the UK Sex Workers’ Outreach Project Sussex advertising their stall at the UK Sussex Uni’s recent freshers’ camp. Julie Bindel, the co-founder of the law reform group Justice for Women said of this initiative, “This is beyond disgraceful. It makes me so angry that the sex trade’s become normalised and pimped to women as though it is a harmless and respectable way to earn a living. There should be an enquiry by the university into this.”Read more