Police enforcement tactics in the borough are placing highly vulnerable street street workers at risk and deterring them for reporting assaults, according to a poprular 2016 Healthwatch Hackney report.
Changes to the way street sex workers are referred to specialist services will push them further from support that improves their health and helps them off the streets, the report Health & Wellbeing of Hackney’s Sex Workers says. Read the full report here.
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