Blog

Why Sex Work? – Homelessness in Prostitution

On-street sex working women are one of the most marginalised and overlooked groups in the homeless population. Across the UK there are some, but not many, services that exists with specialist support to meet this group’s needs. There is little specialist accommodation suitable for their needs, and it can be tricky to understand the nature … Continue reading Why Sex Work? – Homelessness in Prostitution

Decrim – what does it mean?

One of the biggest discussions surrounding prostitution in the Developed world is criminalisation vs decriminalisation. To help you understand the debate, in this post we’ve collated a brief overview of what the key approaches are and what they mean: Full Criminalisation The first main approach is known as full criminalisation. This is an approach used … Continue reading Decrim – what does it mean?

Why Support those in the Sex Industry?

We can all understand the reason organisations exist which are dedicated to supporting and caring for people who have been trafficked, and they’re so important. It’s also important to discuss why organisations like Rahab exist. In our case, our staff and volunteers dedicate time and energy into caring for and supporting prostituted women, some of … Continue reading Why Support those in the Sex Industry?

Why Sex Work? – Is Commercial Sex Normal?

Our society promotes sexual objectification through the wide availability of porn, and the well known marketing phrase of “sex sells”. This toleration of sexual exploitation is even affecting the lives of young people, including young people taking naked or semi-naked photos of themselves. Young girls at school are wearing shorts under their school skirts in … Continue reading Why Sex Work? – Is Commercial Sex Normal?