In the Booth with Ruth – DublinCallGirl

“It is a terrifying world to not have a voice and inside be screaming, so be strong for all these silent women and girls and give them a strong, loud voice,” says DublinCallGirl, a former escort from Ireland. In her interview, she explains what led her into prostitution and how it isn’t as black and white as being either a ‘choice’ or being trafficked.

Ruth Jacobs

DublinCallGirl

How did you become involved in supporting the abolition of prostitution?

I worked as an escort for nearly five years from my early twenties. During this time I was very open minded about the whole thing, and very much on the side of it being empowering and a confidence booster. The effects it left me with I still struggle with every day. I made my choice. I can live with and conquer the consequences. However, I cannot sit by and see women and girls get exploited who made no choice to be there, or were lured, coerced or otherwise exploited and taken advantage of. There is a very special place in hell for the people who profit from sexual abuse, and I will always be on the side of the vulnerable. Always. If being on the side of the vulnerable means being an abolitionist, so be it.

I found myself…

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