Resources

Media coverage of this issue

Rethinking prostitution and its victims, Women’s Views on the News, 18 June 2013: article about our alternative Jack the Ripper tour

Protest calls for stop on targeting East End prostitutes ahead of Olympics, East London Advertiser,  27 June 2012

Olympics welcome does not extend to all in London as police flex muscles, Guardian, 4 May 2012

Police arrest suspect prostitutes in Spitalfields clampdown, East London Advertiser, 2 May 2012

Protest over police targeting prostitutes in Olympic host boroughs, East London Advertiser, 1 May 2012

Mums declare war on prostitutes invading their Spitalfields housing estate, London 24, 19 April 2012

Natalie Bennett: Let’s put the safety of prostitutes ahead of our desire for a ‘clean’ Olympic London
Huffington Post, 18 April 2012

Women at risk as police crack down on prostitution ahead of Olympic games, Women’s Views on News, 17 April 2012

Toynbee Hall speaks out about treatment of prostitutes prior to Olympics, Toynbee Hall, 3 April 2012

Prostitutes ‘cleaned off streets ahead of Olympics’, The Telegraph, 2 April 2012

East London pre-Olympics prostitution arrests ‘worrying’, BBC News, 2 April 2012

No vice please, it’s the Olympics, Times [paywall], 2 April 2012

Want to cleanse your city of the poor? Host the Olympics, Ceasefire, 12 April 2012

Information about prostitution

Eaves (2012), Breaking down the barriers: a study of how women exit prostitution

LSE Research: Legalised prostitution increases human trafficking

Demand Change campaign

Eaves, 2009: Men Who Buy Sex

Home Office, 2011 : A review of effective practice in responding to prostitution

Hester & Westmarland, 2004: Tackling street prostitution: towards a holistic approach