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21/10/2013

Writer Ruth Jacobs, who was formerly in prostitution, investigates why violent crimes against sex workers are going unpunished and argues that a new policing model is needed. Chris Jackson reveals the secret Bermondsey origins of the humble tin can. And gardener Phil Ram finds out how residents are bringing a touch of country life to the heart of a tough Tottenham estate.

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29 minutes

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Mon 21 Oct 2013 19:30
BBC One London

Tackling crime against sex workers

Tackling crime against sex workers

Writer Ruth Jacobs, formerly in prostitution herself, investigates why violent crimes against sex workers often go unpunished.

 

Inside Out looks at a revolutionary model of policing prostitution run by Merseyside Police which has a 67% success rate on convictions for rapes against sex workers.

 

Watch a video feature from the BBC News website.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMatthew Wright
ReporterRuth Jacobs
ReporterChris Jackson
ReporterPhil Ram
Series ProducerAndy Richards