Sex work

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‘Stop demonising them’: the trafficking victims left behind by UK’s new illegal migration bill
Police found Julia being exploited in a brothel. She helped bring her abusers to justice but new legislation could silence victims and empower traffickers, experts warn

Annie Kelly

27, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Eileen McLeod obituary
Other lives: Social work professor whose research focused on the link between health inequalities and social problems

Paul Bywaters

09, Mar, 2023 @6:22 PM

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European drug agency opposes Amsterdam’s erotic centre plans
EMA says relocation of sex workers to area near its HQ could bring problems associated with red light district

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

08, Mar, 2023 @12:14 PM

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The fantasy of sugar dating: ‘They don’t want you to be a sex worker – they just want to pay you for sex’
Lotte Latham tried being a ‘sugar baby’ – dating older men for gifts and money – then began working as an escort instead. Her new memoir Dear Mr Andrews explains why

Jenny Valentish

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Woman groomed and abused in care gets apology after 30 years
Leeds city council letter accepting responsibility believed to be the first of its kind

Julie Bindel

20, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘There’s no protection’: South Africa faces Covid legacy of sex for money
HIV infections and pregnancies are on the increase among young women, after many resorted to transactional sex to survive during the pandemic

Sarah Johnson in Soshanguve

18, Nov, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Mrs Warren’s Profession review – Caroline Quentin’s bewitching madam
George Bernard Shaw’s discomfiting play finds a commanding lead in Quentin, playing alongside her real-life daughter Rose

Arifa Akbar

17, Nov, 2022 @12:56 PM

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Multi-storey ‘erotic centre’ set to replace Amsterdam red light district – if locals can agree where
The city authorities have commissioned a complex with bars, restaurants, theatres and rooms for sex workers – but nobody wants it in their backyard

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

12, Nov, 2022 @3:45 PM

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From sex activist to progressive trailblazer: Fiona Patten’s remarkable rise to influence
The new wave of teal independents seeking to impact politics could learn a lot from Victoria’s ‘hardest working MP’

Benita Kolovos

17, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Her Way review – a sex-worker mum puts her life on the line
Call My Agent!’s Laure Calamy excels as a Strasbourg sex worker forced outside her safety zone to rescue her wayward son

Wendy Ide

28, Aug, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Her Way review – portrait of a sex worker shreds cinema’s cliches
Laure Calamy of Call My Agent! fame is mesmerising as a sex worker of a certain age in Cécile Ducrocq’s perceptive and humane feature debut

Leslie Felperin

23, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Hunger in Tigray pushing women and girls into sex work
People turn to desperate measures after authorities stop 6 million people accessing their own money

Lucy Kassa

19, Aug, 2022 @10:44 AM

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