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Lessons from Ireland on Prostitution

New sexual violence provisions took effect in the Republic of Ireland on Monday, 27th March. Introduced in the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017, they include new laws against child sexual exploitation, grooming and pornography, which have been broadly welcomed by those working with children in Ireland. 1,281 more words


Decriminalization and the Prostitution of British Law

By Heather Brunskell-Evans

Although prostitution is legal in Britain there are a number of laws which regulate related activities, such as soliciting in a public place, kerb crawling, owning or managing a brothel, and pimping. 3,181 more words


Open Letter to the Home Secretary

This is the text of an open letter to the Home Secretary from Nordic Model Now! and 14 other groups and organisations and 35 individuals in response to the UK government response to the interim report of the Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into Prostitution. 1,682 more words


Peter Tatchell and the Naming and Shaming of Keith Vaz

Nordic Model Now! member, Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans, responds to Peter Tatchell’s recent political interventions.

Peter Tatchell’s political interventions, in particular his ‘outing’ of prominent figures for their hypocrisy in publicly condemning homosexuality whilst being gay, have cast him as a radical, someone driven by strong ethical principles. 1,024 more words


Support our Demands! Write to your MP

Nordic Model Now! has shown that the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) prostitution inquiry presided over by Keith Vaz was flawed and biased.

We are now demanding that: 973 more words


The Prostitution Inquiry Interim Report MUST be Scrapped

On 6 September 2016, Keith Vaz MP resigned from the UK Parliamentary Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC), his reputation in tatters after being exposed as a sex buyer… 918 more words


Press release: Vaz stepdown not enough; disgraced inquiry must GO

PRESS: For Immediate  Release

Campaign group Nordic Model Now! (NMN) welcomes the resignation of Home Affairs Select Committee chair Keith Vaz MP. But they say that his sex buying has discredited the committee’s Prostitution Inquiry findings and they will be protesting in Westminster later today to call for it to be scrapped. 175 more words