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Sex workers’ groups speak out against police harassment, urge Parliament to go different way

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Big Susie's, Sex Professionals of Canada, Sex Workers Action Group Kingston, Stepping Stone, Maggie's: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Group and Stella join fellow sex workers' organizations in condemning recent police activities that use deception and intimidation to investigate trafficking and exploitation, driving the sex trade further underground and away from safety. Three hundred and thirty three sex workers across the country were targeted.

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10 myths about prostitution, trafficking and the Nordic model

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Prostitution: Not a job, not a choice - A talk by Janice Raymond

December 2, 2013
| Janice Raymond talks about her work on prostitution and trafficking at the annual Montreal Massacre Memorial event, organized by Vancouver Rape Relief & Women's Shelter
Length: 34:09 minutes (31.27 MB)
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Human trafficking is a global issue: A talk by Lila Shahani

January 19, 2013
| January is Human Trafficking Prevention month. Lila Shahani speaks about the expansive reality of human trafficking for women, globally, at a talk at the University of British Columbia.
Length: 24:41 minutes (22.61 MB)

Who votes against decriminalizing prostituted children?

| November 9, 2012
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Gloria Steinem supports the Nordic model

| April 11, 2012

Aerticle in the Georgia Straight- the Healing Power of Sex Work

http://www.straight.com/article-626751/vancouver/i-am-proud-say-i-am-sex-worker?page=0%2C0

wow, amazing!!! congratulations to all the amazing men and women who came out in this article. i am going to repost it to rabble and anywhere else i can think of!!

it's time that we stand our ground and speak out for our rights, thankyou all so much for what will no doubt be an article that really makes people think and strikes directly at the heart of the stigma we all live with.

lots of love,
susieXXXO

Laura Agustín talk in Vancouver - Sunday 27 November 2011 !!!

 

FIRST is proud to host Laura Agustín, an internationally renowned sex worker rights advocate and an expert on undocumented migration and informal labour markets. She will be giving a talk based on her book, Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry.

 

Sunday 27 November 2011

7:00pm – 9:30pm

Vancouver Public Library Central Branch

350 West Georgia Street
Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Room (lower level)
Vancouver, British Columbia

No 'boom boom' for Joburg's sex workers

 No 'boom boom' for Joburg's sex workers

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Hookers are killing polar bears and now you can't water your lawn

| December 17, 2009
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