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My most in depth article arguing for the Merseyside model to be made UK wide | The F-Word

Protest as part of the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Image by Flickr user Steve Rhodes

Protest as part of the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers
Image by Flickr user Steve Rhodes

Published on The F-Word – 19 August 2013

“Most sex workers find it difficult to report rape or violence because of the stigma associated with prostitution. Ruth Jacobs argues for a model that treats crimes against sex workers as hate crimes, a model that has been successful in increasing reporting of crimes and convictions in Merseyside…” Read the full article on The F-Word here.

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About Ruth Jacobs (296 Articles)
Author of Soul Destruction: Unforgivable, a novel exposing the dark world and harsh reality of life as a drug addicted call girl. The main storyline is based loosely on events from my own life. In addition to fiction writing, I am also involved in journalism and broadcasting, primarily for human rights campaigning in the areas of sex workers' rights, anti-sexual exploitation and anti-human trafficking.

7 Comments on My most in depth article arguing for the Merseyside model to be made UK wide | The F-Word

  1. Reblogged this on JL Film & Media and commented:
    Attitudes changed and great results have been achieved on Merseyside, once the police, the NHS and the Armistead project adopted the “Hate Crime Model”.

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  3. BBC1 Inside Out: The Merseyside Hate Crime Model of Policing Prostitution – Monday 21 Oct, 7.30pm | Ruth Jacobs
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  7. Rt Hon Mrs Theresa May MP: Make the Merseyside hate crime model of policing prostitution law UK wide | Ruth Jacobs
  8. Rt Hon Mrs Theresa May MP: Make the Merseyside hate crime model of policing prostitution law UK wide | Soul Destruction

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