Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn believes the ‘sex industry’ should be decriminalised. The battle continues. Sex workers campaign for change
Talking to students in London 3 March 2016, Corbyn spoke about how he wanted a society where we don’t automatically criminalise people.
The comments were criticised by ex-Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman. Prostitution was exploitation and abuse not an industry. Harman against the new Labour leader’s policy.
Amnesty International voted August 11, 2015, to support policy that called for decriminalisation of the sex trade.
The English Collective of Prostitutes and the US PROStitutes Collective welcomed the move. Both commented that it’s rooted in respect. Also to protect and fulfil the human rights of sex workers.
March 2014, Sex workers from across the UK and rest of Europe crammed into a select committee room in the House of Commons. They were there to argue against plans to change prostitution laws that would criminalise clients.
The parliamentary meeting was hosted by Labour MP John McDonnell . Organised by the English Collective of Prostitutes and the People’s Parliament.
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