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Sex, work, rights: reforming Canadian criminal laws on prostitution: fact sheets

Presents a series of 10 info sheets examining the need for reform to Canada’s prostitution laws to protect and promote the health and human rights of sex workers.

Published: 2005
Exploitation in the sex trade: what can communities and agencies do together? Forum report, March 8, 2002

Summarizes the information presented, at the Forum on Exploitation in the Sex Trade, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba on March 8, 2002, by the panel speakers and the ideas and comments brought forth by the individuals, agency representatives and politicians in attendance.

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Published: 2002
Impossible, eh? The story of PEERS: prostitutes empowerment, education and resource society

Presents the story of one group of sex trade workers in one community who decided they wanted a choice and set out to create one for themselves. Intended to be used by a number of different audiences -- sex trade workers, activists, social workers, teachers, policy makers, researchers and community development practitioners.

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Published: 2001
Migrant sex workers from eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union: the Canadian case

Explores the trafficking in women from Central and Eastern Europe to Canada and the circumstances under which they came here.

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Published: 2000
The art of striptease
Provides a guide for women who practice the art of nude dancing to help them take control of their lives, their work and their working environment.
Published: 2003
Is anyone listening? A gender analysis of sex trade work
Presents an analysis of the sex trade using gender as a primary lens. Looks at the structural and social processes that shape women and men's experience of entry and exit from the sex trade.
Published: 2000
Migration, labour and exploitation trafficking in women and girls
Explores the various dimensions of the feminization of migration and the trafficking of women and girls for work as domestics, live-in caregivers, idustrial labourers, and for sex work.
Published: 2003
A comparative study of women trafficked in the migration process: patterns, profiles and health consequences of sexual exploitat
Describes the patterns and consequences of sexual exploitation, migration, and trafficking of women in Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Venezuela, and the United States. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Turn up the heat: Coalition for the Rights of Sex Workers demands healthy and safe working environments
Looks at workplace health and safety issues for women and men working in the sex trade. Also examines health needs. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Peer research in the sex trade
Looks at ways to ensure the safety and well being of women and men and transgendered people involved in the sex trade. (See Details)
Published: 2003