About POW

POW Nottingham is a peer-founded charity supporting individuals involved in or affected by sex work. POW promotes health and dignity by empowering, supporting and educating our clients.

In 1990 local women from the prostitute community volunteered to train as researchers. These women, funded by The World Health Organisation and ‘Nottingham Health Authority’, exposed that existing services failed to respond to the unique needs of Nottingham’s sex workers. They developed a unique outreach and referral service that allowed for lay representation. POW evolved from this work to fill the gap in existing services. POW continues to shape and adapt the nature of health and welfare provisions to better meet the needs of the socially excluded.

If you have any questions or require more information contact us.

Raising Awareness in Sexual Exploitation

R.A.i.S.E is an educational resource tool kit that has been created with the help of young people that have been sexually exploited for the purpose of alerting other young people who are at risk. The aim of the training is to raise awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation and equip young people with the skills they need to make healthy relationship choices.

POW supports young people who are involved in risky situations that could lead to someone using them in a sexual way. Should a young person or professional wish to refer a child to RAiSE contact POW and speak to a member of the team and request a referral form.

 

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Pow outreach time in on the street tonight between 8:00pm and 12:00 . If you need a screening, harm reduction,UglyMug update, condoms , rape..

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London Life 31/5/1919 . Inspectors were checking if visitors are proper morally dressed for bathing in St. Prudal-On-Sea. Good old days☺️

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POWalicious day today , beautiful food cooked by our lovely Janet Pavier to celebrate life: Beef lasagna,veg/pasta ratatouille,maltesers cheesecake,..

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Pow outreach team is on the streets tonight , nice sausage rolls, chocolates, cakes , cheese strings are given out. Harm reduction , screening,..

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This is a bird one of our service users found abandoned in a box. We are trying to find a home for it as it is injured. Does anybody know what..

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