Call for support of Portuguese Abolitionists

Galerie

In Lisbon, the City Council is set to implement a „regulatory“ model for „sex work“. If this goes ahead, other municipalities in Portugal may well follow. Please sign and spread this petition (Google Translate version, the petitition is in Portuguese): … Weiterlesen

Prostitution and Pregnancy – Schwangerschaft während der Prostitution

Galerie

April 2017 saw the publication of a research paper on this: Psychosocial Stress, Course of Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcomes in the Context of the Provision of Sexual Services  (by Elisabeth Simoes, Johannes Gostomzyk, Sara Yvonne Brucker, and Joachim Graf) For those who don’t know it yet: There … Weiterlesen

The new German law summarized – in 10 languages

Galerie

The German government has written up and translated a summary of the new „Prostitute Protection Act“ in 10 languages: Russian, Ukrainian, English, French, Bulgarian, Polish, Romanian, German, Thai and Spanish. The translations apparently summarize what the women in the „counselling … Weiterlesen

The Women in the Brothels of Europe Are Our Sisters!

Galerie

Diese Galerie enthält 2 Fotos.

This is an article by brave activists and feminists in the Ukrainian, who used the European Day Against Trafficking in Persons for an abolitionist action they took to the German Embassy in the Ukraine. It has appeared on their Facebooksite … Weiterlesen

New Zealand, Germany: decriminalization and legalization, trafficking and sustainability. And smoke screens.

Galerie

In international sex industry marketing, New Zealand is touted as the “new model”. The “German model” has lost its usefulness as the sheer brutality resulting from implementing the sex industry’s demands can no longer be denied (not that pro-prostitution lobbyists … Weiterlesen

New Zealand. Sources.

Galerie

New Zealand is often touted as a kind, fair and good “sex work“ paradise. Let’s say – that might depend on a certain “conceptualization” of “paradise”.   Survivors’ statements:   Rae Story – Interview with prostitute survivor & feminist Rae … Weiterlesen

European Commission – complaint.

Galerie

This is an important message from Dr. Ingeborg Kraus, from Trauma and Prostitution: Dear Friends, I would like to begin this year with a message of hope. In Germany, we (the coalition „Stop Sexkauf“) decided to close-down all brothels within … Weiterlesen

Legal and trafficking and data and sources …

Galerie

A quick compilation in one place. 1 – Trafficking   Cho, Dreher, Neumayer, „Does Legalized Prostitution increase Human Trafficking?“ (Answer: Yes.)  https://eprints.lse.ac.uk/45198/1/Neumayer_Legalized_Prostitution_Increase_2012.pdf The data is mostly from Germany and The Netherlands, which have legalised/ decriminalised prostitution.   And:    Seo-Young … Weiterlesen

Data on women in prostitution in Germany: numbers, health, working conditions.

Galerie

Diese Galerie enthält 2 Fotos.

The German state never tried to collect comprehensive data. This in itself speaks volumes. How can they ensure equality between women and men, and also „safety“ in prostitution, if they don’t even bother to collect any data? But the sex … Weiterlesen

Yes, women need international binding conventions and global laws. Letter to UN Special Rapporteur Dubravka Šimonović

Galerie

Published as submitted, in response to Ms. Šimonović’s „call for sumissions on the adequacy of the internatinal legal framework„, in her function as special rapporteur at the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR) To the Distinguished … Weiterlesen