As MP launch an inquiry in to ‘survival sex’, Anna reflects on the Bristol situation: We are seeing a number of women tell us that they are going back onto the streets because of cuts to Universal Credit. We know that women who are already street sex-working are often doing so out of poverty. Issues […]
I am constantly struck by the resilience of the women we work with. But it’s a growing self-worth that helps most to make choices for their futures. Seeing those changes inspires us all.
UNICEF’s report shows horrendous levels of sexual violence in UK to girls under 15. Many young women have fled this abuse and find themselves street sex-working.
In 2007 Baroness Corston’s report proposed a radical reshaping of women’s prisons. Ten years on, national charity Women in Prison has published a review and it’s worrying how far we still need to go.