This case is a victory because it recognizes that the current legal regime of prostitution in Canada has penalized and caused harm to the very individuals it was supposed to protect.
Sex workers believe that the criminal laws just struck down were a major contributing factor in the known murders of at least 200 of their colleagues and friends since the 1970’s.
Supreme Court of Canada had ruled unanimously to strike down all three of Canada's prostitution laws.
The Supreme Court of Canada has voted unanimously today to strike down Canada's anti-prostitution laws and give Parliament one year to come up with new legislation.
Dec 20, 2013
Allan Gardens Toronto , ON
After the Bedford decision, sex workers share their stories about what keeps us fighting!