Category Archives: no-1

Project No 1

Project no 1, which began as a small project within Izzy’s Promise, is now a new and independent charity, which has joined the other charities in the Centre. It has now secured a small amount of funding to plan it’s … Continue reading

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Drink N Think event.

Our first foray into involving everyday people in the fight against sexual exploitation went well, on Thursday night we invited guys from across the city to come together for an informal chat about the issue. The event was a struggle … Continue reading

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Lighter nights

Lighter nights – not much impact on prostitution I think sometimes there are certain perceptions around prostitution that are fairly ungrounded, I’m not sure where they come from but I do know that most tend to be untrue. One of … Continue reading

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Minority communities

I recently attended a very interesting event on child grooming and sexploitation, run in Glasgow by Roshni. Roshni is a national charity which works to promote the safety and wellbeing of children and other vulnerable people within BME (Black Minority … Continue reading

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No-1

Lighter nights – not much impact on prostitution I think sometimes there are certain perceptions around prostitution that are fairly ungrounded, I’m not sure where they come from but I do know that most tend to be untrue. One of … Continue reading

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Definitions of sexual exploitation

Sexual exploitation is … … Pretty darn hard to define, actually. Or at least it is for me anyway, for others it seems to be incredibly simple, and if you don’t listen carefully can sound very much like ‘anything sexual … Continue reading

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Engaging men

A particular question has been the source of much dispute and metaphorical head scratching within our office over the last few weeks, and we are yet to come to any sort of agreeable answer. The problem, you see, is that … Continue reading

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No-1 and 18u streetwork

We continue our partnership work walking the streets offering information and support to people involved in sexual exploitation. We are handing out lighters and cards and talking to those involved. We notice the problem being moved around rather than being … Continue reading

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Exploitation

Our workers and volunteers are still walking the streets nightly talking to young people involved in sexual exploitation. As the problems gets moved around due to police crack downs, we try to keep informed as to where those involved in … Continue reading

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Exploitation and Trafficking

We continue to walk the streets raising awareness and talking with people involved in exploitation. The recent crackdowns by police are highly visible but are simply moving the problem around into different areas rather than tackling the real problem. While … Continue reading

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