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Sexual violence and dislocation in women's acquisition of HIV in Manitoba  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Examines the relationship between violence, engagement in risk behaviours, HIV exposure, and economic conditions.

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Published: 2006
Health and safety in the sex trade: moving toward a proposal for an academic/community partnered multi-site research project: di  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/HealthSafetySexTrade.pdf

Summarizes the work of a group of Canadian researchers located in different parts of the country who came together to participate in the two-part workshop, Health and Safety in the Sex Trade: Moving toward a proposal for an academic-community partnered multi-site research project, funded by the National Network on Environments and Women’s Health.

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Published: 2002
Striking to the heart of the matter: selected readings on gender and HIV  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Striking_to_the_Heart_of_the_Matter.pdf

Discusses awareness of gender issues and differences with the disease, as well as challenges of understanding the experiences of those at greater risk of HIV.

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Published: 2002
Money matters  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/pdfs/money_matters.pdf

Presents information for sex trade workers on managing money, filing income tax, government programs, and private insurance.

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Published: 2004
Law matters  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/pdfs/law_matters.pdf

Provides information on the laws tied to sex work. Also presents advice for when sex trade workers come into contact with police tips for reducing the chances of being targeted.

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Published: 2004
Sex, work, rights: reforming Canadian criminal laws on prostitution  
http://www.aidslaw.ca/publications/interfaces/downloadFile.php?ref=203

Makes recommendations for change to the Criminal Code based on the available evidence and on the need to respect, protect and fulfil the health and human rights of sex workers.

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Published: 2005
Security matters  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/pdfs/security_matters_prnt.pdf

Discusses some of the more common safety and security concerns for sex trade workers and provides tips on how to deal with them.

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Published: 2004
Health matters

Looks at some of the most common health concerns among sex trade workers, and provides tips on how to deal with them.

Published: 2004
Dancing matters  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/pdfs/dancing_matters_prnt.pdf

Examines some of the most common health and safety concerns raised by exotic dancers and provides tips for how to deal with them.

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Published: 2004
Sex, work, rights: changing Canada's criminal laws to protect sex workers' health and human rights

Explains how Canada’s criminal laws related to prostitution affect the health and the human rights of sex workers. Recommends changes to those laws to improve the lives of sex workers.

Published: 2005