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Keith Vaz & the HASC inquiry into prostitution

This article (written in late 2016) by Alice Glass gives an insightful analysis of the 2016 Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) inquiry into prostitution and how it shamefully privileged pro-sex industry voices. 2,659 more words


Hypocrisy and cognitive dissonance in Haiti and Westminster

The news that well-paid European men rented young women and girls for sexual use in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake reminded me of a judgment by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda that made legal history by ruling that consent has no relevance when there is coercion. 1,088 more words


#MeToo, sexual harassment and prostitution: joining the dots and demanding change

The viral spread of the #MeToo hashtag over the last few weeks and the accompanying avalanche of women’s testimony of sexual harassment and assault feels like a cultural milestone. 1,756 more words