Published on Out of the Gutter Online – 10 July 2013
Brit Grit Alley features news and updates on what’s happening down British crime fiction’s booze and blood soaked alleyways. Read the interview here.
Published on Policing Today – 10 July 2013
In the first part of an exclusive interview, Policing Today talks to author and campaigner Ruth Jacobs about the efforts being made by the Service to keep sex workers safe in Merseyside, and why violence against those in prostitution should be viewed as a hate crime. Read the full article on Policing Today here.
Published on Impolite Conversation – 8 July 2013
Not making the hate crime approach the national standard for people in prostitution is a hate crime in itself while women are being beaten, raped and murdered as the state looks the other way… If a particular policing approach was known to be achieving a 67% conviction rate for those who rape people in society in general, and yet it was only being used in one part of the country, there would be public uproar… Read the full article on Impolite Conversation here.