Douglas Fox, the man who runs the largest prostitution ring in the north-east of England (and also runs the so-called “sex workers union,” IUSW) was responsible for first bringing about the motion to support the decriminalization of pimps and johns to Amnesty International (watch at 5:12:00). (see also pimps-posing-as-sex-worker-activists-my-body-the-city-the-secret-life-of-a-callgirl/ )
Iss enshrines a theology of rape and the systemic sexual slavery of women.
Men’s Rights Activists consider Amnesty International’s pro-pimp policy a win.
It is as though we are expected to believe the fallacy that the interests of a pimp, or the interests of a sex buyer, are automatically the same as the interests of a woman in prostitution. It is also a bitter irony that Amnesty International has chosen the ‘right to bodily integrity’ as a defining feature of their policy. Feminists, women’s rights campaigners and survivor groups have spent years furthering the understanding that systems of prostitution are fundamentally about violating women’s rights to bodily integrity. Prostitution has been prominently theorised as a rights violation in terms of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment.
Win for Collective Shout! Frontier Touring confirms Tyler the Creator’s Australian tour cancelled.
Feminists respond to Amnesty International’s statement on the full decriminalization of prostitution
August 12, 2015
Amnesty International have just voted to protect rights of pimps & johns worldwide. They better be ready for a 30 year fight, because I am.
Our statement about Amnesty International’s vote today http://www.niaendingviolence.org.uk/perch/resources/press-statement-amnesty.doc
We stand with our global sisters in ending all forms of men’s violence against women including prostitution.