Topic: sex work


Vancouver Sex Workers Granted Public Interest Standing

by Tash Wolfe Late last week, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously ruled and granted public interest standing for Sex Workers United Against Violence ... [ more ]

by Tash Wolfe Late last week, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously ruled and ... [ more ]

by Tash Wolfe Late last week, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously ruled and granted public interest standing for ... [ 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 ]

Nova Scotia Group Creates Ads to Humanize Sex Workers

This isn’t actually new, but I only recently came across this ad campaign from Stepping Stones Nova Scotia via Sociological Images. Stepping Stone is ... [ more ]

This isn’t actually new, but I only recently came across this ad campaign from ... [ more ]

This isn’t actually new, but I only recently came across this ad campaign from Stepping Stones Nova Scotia via ... [ more ]

Women’s Worlds Report: Day 4

My closing Women’s World report focuses on Norwegian feminists and their successful struggle to pass a law that penalizes the client in prostitution. This ... [ more ]

My closing Women’s World report focuses on Norwegian feminists and their successful struggle to ... [ more ]

My closing Women’s World report focuses on Norwegian feminists and their successful struggle to pass a law that penalizes ... [ 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 ]