June 2, 2020
How has MASH been supporting sex workers during the pandemic?
The Coronavirus has impacted each and every one of us but the pandemic has disproportionately affected sex workers.
Though government guidance has presented huge challenges in how we do our work whilst ensuring our colleagues are protected, we have always remained committed to continuing our support to help women stay safer and healthier.
In the first weeks of lockdown, MASH supported 173 individual women including helping 26 women to access emergency accommodation.
One woman told us;
“I can honestly say hand on heart I was in such a bad way, I don’t think that I could have carried on. So from my heart thanks to you I genuinely believe you’ve actually saved my life.”