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Home Affairs Select Committee recommends decriminalizing soliciting

Basis Yorkshire welcome today’s interim conclusions from the Home Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry into the legislation of prostitution in the UK. In particular we welcome their clear and strong statement that soliciting should no longer be a crime as this has an adverse impact, leading to stigmatization and prevents sex workers from working safely and … Continue reading Home Affairs Select Committee recommends decriminalizing soliciting »

Volunteers Week 2016 – what do the volunteers think?

This Volunteers “Week” 2016 we’re sharing the blog with our wonderful volunteers, starting off with one of our Outreach Volunteers – keep an eye out for more during the week! Working at Basis and volunteering with the Basis Sex Work Project has been an eye-opening experience and a learning curve. Before discovering the charity and … Continue reading Volunteers Week 2016 – what do the volunteers think? »

Basis Chair nominated for Yorkshire Women of Achievement

Kate Brown nominated for Yorkshire Women of Achievement Award We’re very proud that our Chair of Trustees Dr Kate Brown, lecturer and researcher at The University of York’s Dep. of Social Policy and Social Work has been nominated for the Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards.  She has been nominated in the category of Community Award … Continue reading Basis Chair nominated for Yorkshire Women of Achievement »