|Blog Meghan Murphy | Harm reduction ensures the marginalized remain marginalized, but remain contained and unproblematic to the middle class. It assumes that change is impossible and lets the state off the hook.|
|Blog Meghan Murphy | On Wednesday, December 10th, Lord Morrow’s Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill was voted through at the Final Stage.|
On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, let's remember what feminism is actually aboutMeghan Murphy | You can't make anti-feminist arguments and call yourself a feminist.
|Columnists Joyce Arthur | In an act of "sick and twisted" irony, Canada's new prostitution law takes effect on December 6, the anniversary of the Montreal Massacre and a day now set aside to mourn violence against women.|
|Blog Meghan Murphy | The Republic of Ireland joins a growing number of countries opting to criminalize the purchase of sex.|
|Blog Meghan Murphy | The government's bill, The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, will criminalize pimps and johns and decriminalize people who sell sex.|
|Blog Meghan Murphy | The Conservative government’s prostitution bill -- Bill C-36 -- passed in the House of Commons Monday night by a 156-124 vote.|
Victoria Sexual Assault Centre takes official position in favour of full decriminalization of prostitutionMeghan Murphy | A recent statement from the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre implies that criminalizing johns will negatively impact the safety of prostitutes, despite evidence that legalization has done far more harm.
|Blog Meghan Murphy | A new study out of Norway shows that criminalizing demand decreases trafficking and does not increase violence against women.|
|Blog Emily Monaghan | Emily Monaghan attends and reviews a screening of the 1984 documentary, Hookers on Davie.|
|Blog Meghan Murphy | There are some good things and a potentially bad thing in Bill C-36. Here is a summary of both.|
Amnesty International advocates for the decriminalization of prostitution & Canada strikes down their current laws. What's next?Meghan Murphy | Rachel Moran, Bridget Perrier, and Kathleen Barry discuss the implications of Amnesty International's proposal to decriminalize prostitution and look at what's next for Canada's prostitution laws.
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