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I actually sat with the CEO of @BasisSexWork whilst this journalist @charleshymas interviewed her for this article. Not only has he not mentioned Basis once, but he has deliberately excluded all the positive facts she gave him about the work they do. So I’ll help you out, Charles
We’ll start here, because it’s kind of embarrassingly obvious Charles. In your article, you blame an increase of STD rates in Leeds entirely on the managed zone. The sex workers of Leeds are not responsible for this. In Leeds, people also have sex with non sex workers (weird!)
Since the managed approach has been brought in, reports of violent crime from sex workers to the police has TRIPLED. I wonder why that stat didn’t make it into your article?
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un petit thread sur le rapport de la commission des finances sur le programme "parcours de sortie de la #prostitution" ? #SexWork #RabouleLeFric
donc c'est à partir du rapport de la commission des finances sur l'axe "solidarité, insertion et égalité des chances", qui contient notamment une dizaine de pages sur le "parcours de sortie de la prostitution" tel qu'il a été mis en place par la loi d'avril 2016.
On apprend notamment que :
- En ce qui concerne le financement : il correspond à l'action 15 du programme 137 (programme "égalité entre les femmes et les hommes"), action qui préexistait à la loi de 2016. Son budget depuis 2015 se répartit comme suit :
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If I thought #sexwork decriminalization was good for sex workers and bad for everybody else, I wouldn't advocate for it. Sex work decrim is good for 1) trafficking victims, who are more likely to be found and identified, as well as less likely to be stigmatized and incarcerated
2) Police officers, who are less likely to be tempted to abuse their power over other people, and can focus more on their original mission: work that actually protects others
3) People with disabilities, who benefit from increased access to companionship and erotic labor
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1. In times when ad venues are drying up, networking is paramount. Pool your resources among a trusted group of friends. #wednesdaywisdom
2. Its tempting to hoard, but being an island can prevent new opportunities. Don't just fake flirt on twitter; invite someone to lunch.
3. Before any1 says, "but there's so much drama," If you see it coming, don't ignore the signs. Quietly bow out. Ur not obligated to anyone.
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