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Bill C-36: Canada Says No To Sexual Exploitation

Bill C-36: Canada Says No To Sexual Exploitation

Although it meant this post was late in coming, I wanted to take the time to weigh the pros and cons of Bill C-36: Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (click here). After careful research and deliberation, I’ve come to a conclusion: Read More

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Canada’s Turn In the Spotlight: It All Boils Down to Safety

The world will be watching Canada as Parliament meets the December 2014 deadline to take a clear stance on the prostitution debate. Did criminalizing the actions of pimps and clients prevent prostitutes from being able to safely conduct their business?

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“Buying Sex” Stimulates Debate on Legalization

By: Carly Romano

After waiting in the rush line at the hotdocs festival for over an hour, I looked over my shoulder and noticed that the line stretched far behind me and almost curved around the building. Apparently, word had gotten out that “Buying Sex” directed by Kent Nason and Teresa MacInnes (Sea to Sea Productions) was a documentary worth checking out. Read More

Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: Opposing Viewpoints

Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: Opposing Viewpoints

By: Carly Romano

Even though the two issues are so intricately connected, countless politicians, activists, and academics have all attempted to put a dividing line between prostitution and sex trafficking, which has only added more confusion to the topic. Where does prostitution end and sex trafficking begin? Read More