What’s Current: Northern Ireland criminalizes the purchase of sex

Northern Ireland makes buying sex a criminal offence as of June 1st.

Pro-prostitution campaigners are relentless in the abuse they hurl at Nordic Model advocates, says prostitution survivor Rachel Moran.

London Red Light District - Photo credit: Alamy
London Red Light District. Image/Alamy

Former Superintendent of Suffolk, England’s Constabulary gives a thumbs up to cracking down on johns pimps and traffickers.

Unsurprisingly, Vanity Fair decides to continue the trend of representing “womanhood” as something developed through nude photo shoots.

Actresses describe exploitative practices like being forced to stand around in their underwear as part of the “casting couch” process.

“Residential schools and the woman who started the road to justice for survivors.”

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Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.