‘Centre the voices of sex workers’: Holyrood 'Nordic Model' advocacy sparks new call to reject 'sex buyer laws'
The sex worker-led organisation Scot-Pep has reiterated calls for decriminalisation after the feminist activist Julie Bindel urged the Scottish Government to introduce new legislation to make the purchase of sex illegal
Turning a blind eye after the implications of harm from prostitution legislation - A letter to Kenny MacAskill
Janine Ewen, advocate for sex workers’ rights in Scotland, writes a letter to Kenny MacAskill in response to the former Justice Secretary’s article in The Scotsman 7 June, where he argued that there may not be a legislative solution to the “deep rooted social problems” inherent in prostitution
DEAR Mr MacAskill,
#SNP17 conference passes "Scottish model" amid grave concerns from sex worker charities
SNP conference votes for a “Scottish version” of the Nordic model as party policy on sex work
A “SCOTTISH MODEL” for “legalisation” of sex work has been passed by the SNP conference today (Friday 17 March) in Aberdeen.
Proposing what it termed a “Scottish model of legalisation of prostitution”, the resolution sought to decriminalise sale of sex, criminalise purchase of sex and provide “appropriate support for those wishing to exit commercial sexual exploitation.”