Responding to Sex Work in Wales – Conference – 3rd Feb 2017, Swansea University


On 3rd February 2017 the conference  ‘Responding to Sex Work in Wales: Reflections, Research & Future Directions will be delivered in collaboration between the the Consortium for Sexuality Studies (CSS), College of Law and Criminology, Swansea University ( and the Sex Work Research Hub (SWRH).  The CSS brings together partners from practice and academia across Wales, the UK and Europe with the aim of establishing innovative research projects across three interlinked themes:

  • Sex work
  • Sex and the Life Course
  • Sexual Exploitation

The SWRH comprises over 100 academic researchers and post graduate students who engage in ethical and robust scholarship on sex work, social justice and sexual exploitation. The SWRH is housed at the University of York and aims to co-create knowledge about the sex industry with sex workers, practitioners and grassroots organizations as a means to inform social policy development and public debates, as well as shape the practices of sex workers and the work of rights advocates around the world. Follow on twitter @sexworkreshub or see the hub website







The conference is a free event, funded by the Welsh Government and will take place at Swansea University. Dr Rosie Campbell from the Beyond the Gaze team will be presenting (sharing some initial findings from the research) alongside a range of confirmed speakers including;  Nici Evans – Head of Partnership for Cardiff Council,  Alex Feis-Bryce – CEO National Ugly Mugs,  Debbie Jones and Professor Tracey Sagar – Swansea University,  Kim Ann Williamson – CPS, Chair of Sex Worker Safety Group for Wales

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