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Impacts of C-36

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Canada V. Bedford

In 2007, three Ontario sex workers initiated a constitutional challenge to provisions of the Criminal Code that prohibit various aspects of adult prostitution.

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Recommendations for Sex Work Law Reform

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Updates

Media Release: Current Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives Harm Sex Workers

Media Release Current Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives Harm Sex Workers January 11, 2019 – To mark January 11th, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, sex worker rights groups across the country are highlighting the harms of anti-trafficking efforts. Sex workers, clients and third parties are the best positioned to identify and stop human trafficking in the sex …

Brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights on Human Trafficking, Submitted June 15, 2018 by the Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform

*In September – November 2018, the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights held a national consultation on human trafficking. The 28 sex worker rights and allied groups in our Alliance made the following submission and recommendations (scroll to the end to see recommendations). All briefs submitted to the consultation can be found here: https://www.ourcommons.ca/Committees/en/JUST/StudyActivity?studyActivityId=9749514 …

Public Statement to the Liberal Party on the adopted resolution on the Decriminalization of Sex Work

April 23, 2018– Member groups of the Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform are pleased to see the adoption of the resolution on decriminalizing sex work at the Liberal National Convention in Halifax this past weekend. Reforming Canada’s sex work laws requires immediate action to counter the human rights violations and violence that have …

Who We Are

We are an alliance of Canadian sex worker and allied groups, organizations and individuals fighting for reform of Canadian’s prostitution laws.