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Tom Meagher, the husband of raped and murdered Australian-based Irish national, Jill Meagher, has been criticised by Melbourne street-based sex workers for his involvement in the recently launched 'Prostitution- We Don’t Buy It' campaign.

Posted 27 May 2015 by NSWP

In April 2015, a Sydney based sex worker identifying as Tilly Lawless, instigated an online campaign to counter the myths surrounding sex work.

Posted 27 May 2015 by NSWP

On 25 April, 2015, Nepal was subject to an earthquake reported to be 8.1 magnitude.

Posted 27 May 2015 by NSWP

Debby Doesn’t Do it For Free, an Australian- based sex worker art collective which over its 13 year existence has involved over 40 peer participants is due to launch a national exhibition of sex worker created art pieces and performances at Tap Gallery in the inner-city Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst , which is recognised as a historical sex working area.
Posted 26 May 2015 by NSWP

From 1st June, 2015 a new law in Northern Ireland criminalising the purchase of sex will come into effect. This will make Northern Ireland the only region of the United Kingdom to adopt the Nordic model, after a similar bill failed to pass in Scotland in 2013.

Posted 26 May 2015 by NSWP

The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA) a piece of bipartisan anti-trafficking legislation that has been criticised for its prioritisation of law enforcement, passed the US House of Representatives by 420 votes to three on 19th of May. The legislation will now head to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law.

Posted 22 May 2015 by NSWP