Topic: prostitution law


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“Canadian Model” Sex Work Legislation Hurts Most Vulnerable

The Conservative government has released their new proposed legislation on prostitution, and sadly, it is pretty much what you would expect. You can read ... [ more ]

The Conservative government has released their new proposed legislation on prostitution, and sadly, it ... [ more ]

The Conservative government has released their new proposed legislation on prostitution, and sadly, it is pretty much what you ... [ more ]

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The Bedford Decision: Deconstructing the Debate Around Selling Sex

by Arwen McKechnie Good news! Or at least, interesting news for Canadian law and social policy. Just in time for Christmas, the Supreme Court ... [ more ]

by Arwen McKechnie Good news! Or at least, interesting news for Canadian law and ... [ more ]

by Arwen McKechnie Good news! Or at least, interesting news for Canadian law and social policy. Just in time ... [ more ]

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Race, Security and Choice: The Bedford Decision Explored

by Arij Riahi The Bedford decision released last Friday has already resulted in a great volume of commentary. This (long) post aims to break ... [ more ]

by Arij Riahi The Bedford decision released last Friday has already resulted in a ... [ more ]

by Arij Riahi The Bedford decision released last Friday has already resulted in a great volume of commentary. This ... [ more ]

Gender Focus Panel: Bedford Decision on Prostitution

Earlier this week the Ontario Court of Appeal handed down a decision in the Bedford case, which deals with the laws surrounding sex work. ... [ more ]

Earlier this week the Ontario Court of Appeal handed down a decision in the ... [ more ]

Earlier this week the Ontario Court of Appeal handed down a decision in the Bedford case, which deals with ... [ more ]

Making the Sex Trade Safer: Is Decriminalization the Answer?

Very pleased to have Jasmine back for a second post at Gender Focus. Jasmine Peterson is currently a graduate student in Clinical Psychology at ... [ more ]

Very pleased to have Jasmine back for a second post at Gender Focus. Jasmine ... [ more ]

Very pleased to have Jasmine back for a second post at Gender Focus. Jasmine Peterson is currently a graduate ... [ more ]

Prostitution Laws: Where do we go from here?

Ever since the Ontario Superior Court struck down laws relating prostitution earlier this week and the federal government announced their plan to appeal, it ... [ more ]

Ever since the Ontario Superior Court struck down laws relating prostitution earlier this week ... [ more ]

Ever since the Ontario Superior Court struck down laws relating prostitution earlier this week and the federal government announced ... [ more ]