The Christian Institute - Prostitution News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/prostitution The latest prostitution news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:32:33 +0000 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:32:33 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Feminist author: Reject cynical rebranding of prostitution http://www.christian.org.uk/news/feminist-author-reject-cynical-rebranding-prostitution/ Prostitution is not ‘sex work’ but a form of violence that views women as a commodity, a leading feminist has warned.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:51:16 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/feminist-author-reject-cynical-rebranding-prostitution/
Calls to decriminalise prostitution rejected by TUC http://www.christian.org.uk/news/calls-decriminalise-prostitution-rejected-tuc/ A motion calling for prostitutes to “have the same rights as those in other industries” has been overwhelmingly rejected by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:01:30 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/calls-decriminalise-prostitution-rejected-tuc/
Feminist campaigner tears into worldwide efforts to sanitise prostitution http://www.christian.org.uk/news/feminist-campaigner-tears-worldwide-efforts-sanitise-prostitution/ Far from being an empowering ‘human right’, prostitution puts women at risk of human trafficking, organised crime, and death, a prominent feminist has warned.

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:03:41 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/feminist-campaigner-tears-worldwide-efforts-sanitise-prostitution/
Academic: 'Making prostitution illegal is sexist' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/academic-making-prostitution-illegal-sexist/ A Cambridge university academic has defended prostitution and claimed that relaxing the law would be good for society.

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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:26:22 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/academic-making-prostitution-illegal-sexist/
'Blind eye turned to sex saunas for decades' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/blind-eye-turned-sex-saunas-decades/ Police were forced to drop prosecutions of ‘sex sauna’ owners because of a decades-old document that encouraged them to turn a blind eye to the situation, it has been revealed.

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Wed, 05 Oct 2016 15:47:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/blind-eye-turned-sex-saunas-decades/
Stop criminalising prostitutes & legalise brothels, MPs say http://www.christian.org.uk/news/stop-criminalising-prostitutes-legalise-brothels-mps-say/ Prostitutes in England and Wales should not be criminalised for soliciting and brothels should be legalised, a parliamentary group has said.

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Mon, 04 Jul 2016 15:30:26 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/stop-criminalising-prostitutes-legalise-brothels-mps-say/
France criminalises the purchase of sex http://www.christian.org.uk/news/france-criminalises-the-purchase-of-sex/ MPs in France have made it illegal to pay for sex, in a move designed to curb prostitution.

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:33:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/france-criminalises-the-purchase-of-sex/
Jeremy Corbyn: 'Decriminalise prostitution' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/jeremy-corbyn-decriminalise-prostitution/ Jeremy Corbyn has faced strong criticism after it emerged that he is in favour of decriminalising prostitution.

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Tue, 08 Mar 2016 17:01:30 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/jeremy-corbyn-decriminalise-prostitution/
Leeds cops pledge to turn blind eye in 'prostitution zone' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/leeds-cops-pledge-to-turn-blind-eye-in-prostitution-zone/ Police will continue to turn a blind eye to prostitution activity in an area of Leeds, after it was announced that a red light district set up in 2014 will be allowed to exist indefinitely.

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:01:52 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/leeds-cops-pledge-to-turn-blind-eye-in-prostitution-zone/
The CI: 'Don't legalise harmful and degrading prostitution' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-ci-dont-legalise-harmful-and-degrading-prostitution/ Relaxing laws on prostitution would lead to greater exploitation of women and an increased demand for human trafficking, The Christian Institute has warned.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:00:24 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-ci-dont-legalise-harmful-and-degrading-prostitution/
Call for softer prostitution stance in Scotland under fire http://www.christian.org.uk/news/call-for-softer-prostitution-stance-in-scotland-under-fire/ Prostitution is harmful and often leads to women turning to drugs or alcohol to try and cope, campaigners have said as they criticised a call to decriminalise activities related to buying and selling sex.

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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 15:51:24 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/call-for-softer-prostitution-stance-in-scotland-under-fire/
Amnesty International backs decriminalising prostitution http://www.christian.org.uk/news/amnesty-international-backs-decriminalising-prostitution/ Amnesty International has voted in favour of decriminalising prostitution, in the face of much opposition.

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:57:34 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/amnesty-international-backs-decriminalising-prostitution/
Celebs oppose Amnesty call to 'decriminalise prostitution' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/celebs-oppose-amnesty-call-to-decriminalise-prostitution/ Amnesty International has signalled that it may advocate the decriminalisation of prostitution in a move which has been heavily criticised by Hollywood stars.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:50:13 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/celebs-oppose-amnesty-call-to-decriminalise-prostitution/
Former prostitute: 'There's life after so much trauma' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-prostitute-theres-life-after-so-much-trauma/ A woman who suffered horrific physical and mental abuse as a prostitute for 25 years has told of her successful work to help young girls escape the sex industry.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:30:49 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-prostitute-theres-life-after-so-much-trauma/
Make purchase of sex illegal, urges Church of Scotland http://www.christian.org.uk/news/make-purchase-of-sex-illegal-urges-church-of-scotland/ The Church of Scotland alongside other faith groups and organisations has called on the Scottish Government to make buying sex illegal.

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 18:00:56 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/make-purchase-of-sex-illegal-urges-church-of-scotland/
Bill criminalising purchase of sex passes final stage in NI http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bill-criminalising-purchase-of-sex-passes-final-stage-in-ni/ A Bill outlawing the purchase of sex has been passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly, making the Province the first part of the UK to bring in such legislation.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:00:19 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bill-criminalising-purchase-of-sex-passes-final-stage-in-ni/
Buying sex to be outlawed, after historic NI vote http://www.christian.org.uk/news/buying-sex-to-be-outlawed-after-historic-ni-vote/ Paying for sex is set to become a criminal offence in Northern Ireland, following a landmark vote by the Stormont Assembly this week.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:43:01 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/buying-sex-to-be-outlawed-after-historic-ni-vote/
Violence and prostitution in video games affecting kids http://www.christian.org.uk/news/violence-and-prostitution-in-video-games-affecting-kids/ Children are being affected by graphic content in video games, including violence and prostitution, a YouGov survey has found.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:06:02 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/violence-and-prostitution-in-video-games-affecting-kids/
Kids forced into prostitution offered protection by new law http://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-forced-into-prostitution-offered-protection-by-new-law/ Women and children who are forced into prostitution through trafficking are to be protected from prosecution, under proposals announced in today’s Queen’s Speech.

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Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:04:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-forced-into-prostitution-offered-protection-by-new-law/
'Astonishment' over pre-teens suspected of sex offences http://www.christian.org.uk/news/astonishment-over-pre-teens-suspected-of-sex-offences/ Police across England and Wales have investigated over 200 cases of sexual activity and assault by children under the age of ten, a newspaper has revealed.

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Fri, 30 May 2014 12:11:32 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/astonishment-over-pre-teens-suspected-of-sex-offences/