Ally Diamond

Sex trade survivors praise Kiwibank stance on brothel-keepers

Wellington, New Zealand 10 August 12.00pm Kiwibank was right to refuse the business of sex-trade operators exploiting women and children, says Wahine Toa Rising, a newly-formed organisation led by survivors of the trade in New Zealand. Spokeswoman Ally Marie Diamond said “we were gutted to see Kiwibank turn its back on the exploited women of

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Submission Of Ally Marie Diamonds (Diamonds) And Wahine Toa Rising (Wtr) To South Australian Upper House Select Committee Into Decriminalisation Of Prostitution (Committee)

While some women may choose the sex trade and don’t experience coercion, these women are the minority. We need to meet the needs of the most marginalized in the sex trade, who are coerced into selling sex due to life circumstances such as poverty. Most importantly we need to STOP, LISTEN, and show vulnerable women our respect by HEARING them, and SEEING them.

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Government must act to protect women & young people in the sex trade during covid-19 pandemic

31 March 2020 WELLINGTON 7.30AM The Government needs to take immediate action to provide emergency income for women and young people in prostitution during the COVID19 pandemic, says Ally-Marie Diamond, a spokeswoman for Wahine Toa Rising Aotearoa, a survivor-led organisation that advocates for support and exit services for women and young people in the sex

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