Let’s talk about sex… Or why we need a safer Wales for prostitutes

It’s easy to think of sex workers as being apart from society.

saferWe can’t bring ourselves to think about what it is they do, or why on earth they feel compelled to do it, and we certainly don’t think anyone we know has anything in common with them.

But going out with Safer Wales to meet sex workers in Cardiff was a massive eye opener for me.

It was just before Christmas, and they were all talking about their plans for the festive season and their kids and grandkid’s presents.

It was almost impossible to believe that they were talking to us as they took a break from working, but the most heartbreaking thing was that there are those for whom the lack of regulation of the industry means they will never be safe.

Read the piece here.