sex work


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sex work

n.
The performance of sex acts for hire; prostitution.

sex worker n.
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"One of the biggest hurdles is getting people to accept that sex work is not in the underworld, but part of our society, whether we like it or not," explains Katy.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 7, 2019-: South Africa: Decriminalise Sex Work
Caroline says that in the last three months alone, five women who had never done sex work before have 'reluctantly' engaged with MASH workers, who can link them with organisations like Shelter and the Professional Budgeting Service.
In 2006, Merseyside Police deemed such crimes a hate crime and in 2018, commissioned charity Changing Lives, to deliver Project Red Umbrella (PRU), working with anyone in the sex work industry who has been a victim of crime, helping them to navigate the legal system and get justice.
"An increase in street-based sex work in the Mission District has been observed.
Natalie Richards was featured on the 2017 BBC series 'Sex Map of Britain', explaining how she had turned to sex work to fund her addiction to crack cocaine.
HOOKED on drugs and struggling for money, Mel felt there was only one thing she could do to survive - sex work.
Red Light Labour: Sex Work Regulation, Agency, and Resistance