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Sex Work Research Wales: Conference and launch of findings

Photo: Emma Jones and Louise Clark of Gibran (UK) Ltd with Debbie Jones and Dr. Tracey Sagar of Swansea Unversity Friday 6th June saw the last conference of Sex Work Research Wales (SWRW)  at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea. The day

It’s Cervical Screening Awareness Week!

8th – 14th June is Cervical Screening Awareness Week. The Jo’s Trust report that 22% of women in the UK still do not take up their invitation for cervical screening. In addition, the cervical cancer charity report that deaths from

A focus upon Syphilis

Syphilis Please note, the following blog is for awareness of syphilis only. If you are concerned about Syphilis or just want to find out more, please visit the NHS website or the Terrence Higgins Trust website for detailed and up

Weekly Blog: What is Trichomoniasis?

(‘Trichomonas vaginalis photographed by phase contrast microscopy’ Image by Graham Colm, own work. Please see here for license) Trichomoniasis is in the news today as researchers from the University of California have found a potential link between Trichomoniasis and prostate

How does sex work affect sex outside the job?

In this week’s blog, *Trudy, a former sex worker, talks about how sex work has affected sex outside of sex work.   How does sex work affect sex outside the job? It’s a great Jerry Springer show to expose ‘my

Let’s talk about sex

This week, *Trudy, a former sex worker, talks about sex. All views and opinions are *Trudy’s and not necessarily those of the Student Sex Work Project. Let’s talk about sex A lot of workers don’t. Which is odd because the

Sex work; it’s a different job to anything else

This week’s blog is by a former sex work, *Trudy. She talks about her views on sex work being a job. All views and opinions are *Trudy’s and not necessarily those of the Student Sex Work Project.   Sex work;

WEEKLY BLOG: Being a Student Sex Work Project Volunteer

My name‘s James Plant, I’m a student nurse and a I’ve been a volunteer with the Terrence Higgins Trust for over a year and The Student Sex Work Project since last May.  I initially joined the project as a representative

Sonja Dolinsek – ‘Respecting the rights of sex workers in our democratic societies’

This week’s guest blog is by Sonja Dolinsek. Sonja Dolinsek is a German-Italian blogger and a Berlin-based researcher, whose work focusses on the history of prostitution and sex workers’ rights in 20th century Germany. She has studied political science, history

‘Prostitution: What’s the Harm?’ – A student sex worker’s view

This week’s blog is by *Sammy, a student sex worker. She gives her take on the BBC Three documentary, ‘Prostitution: What’s the harm?’ I wasn’t really looking forward to watching this documentary, to be honest.  I thought it was going