Sex trade workers

Sex trade workers

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

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Planning Committee: Exploitation in the Sex Trade
Publisher: 
Social Planning Council of Winnipeg
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
SEXP.E97 2002

Striking to the heart of the matter: selected readings on gender and HIV

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Carol (Ed.) Amaratunga
Jacquelin (Ed.) Gahagan
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH AIDS.S87 2002
ISBN 0968479758
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

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

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Janet Rabinovich
Megan Lewis
Publisher: 
PEERS
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

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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ISBN/ISSN: 
SEXP.R33 2001

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

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lynn McDonald
Brooke Moore
Natalya Timoshkina
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662653351
SEXP.M66 2000
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under t.p.: Les travailleuses migrantes du sexe originaires d'Europe de l'Est et de l'ancienne Union soviétique : le dossier canadien.</p>

Out from the shadows: the sexually exploited youth project. speaking out together: declaration and agenda for action of sexuall

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lynette Jackson
Laura Bramly
Margot Tubman
Publisher: 
Save the Children
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Canada

Examines what is really happening in the lives of sexually exploited youth.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
SEXP.J33 1998

Stella

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Sex-trade workers
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Forms a community organisation for all female-identified sex-workers, run mostly by sex-workers and ex-sex-workers. Offers information and tools for students, journalists and anyone interested in knowing more about Stella, sex work, and the international sex-workers’ rights movement.

Primary Telephone: 
514-285-8889
Secondary Telephone: 
514-285-1599
Email Address: 
info@chezstella.org
Fax Number: 
514-285-2465
Street Address: 
404-2065 Parthenais St
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2K 3T1

TERF - Training and Employment Resources for Females

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Sex-trade workers
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Training
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

A New Directions for Children, Youth and Families program to help young women move from the streets and prostitution to develop healthy lifestyles. TERF is for 15-17 year old females. Our goal is to help them move in a new direction, stabilize their living situation, develop a healthy lifestyle and build the confidence necessary to set goals to return to school or move into the workforce.

Primary Telephone: 
204- 786-7051
Fax Number: 
204- 774-6468
Street Address: 
New Directions for Children, Youth and Families, 400-491 Portage Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 2E4

Familiar strangers: a study of adolescent prostitution

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Frederick Mathews
Publisher: 
Central Toronto Youth Services
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a condensed version of a research study looking at adolescent prostitution and urban street culture, street youth, and adolescent sexuality.

ISBN/ISSN: 
SEXP.M38 1989

ACJNet

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Forms an electronic community that brings together people, information, and educational resources on justice and legal issues of interest to Canadians. Uses new technologies to create and distribute products and services and to facilitate broad base consultations. Forme une communauté électronique qui rassemble les gens, linformation et les ressources éducatives traitant denjeux judiciaires et juridiques d’intérêt aux Canadiens. Fait recourt à de nouvelles technologies pour créer et distribuer des produits et des services ainsi que pour faciliter les consultations à grande échelle.

Primary Telephone: 
780-492-5060
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
acjnet@acjnet.org
Street Address: 
University of Alberta
Addt'l Street Address: 
Room 4-40B, 8303 - 112 ST 174 University Campus NW
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T6G 2T4

PEERS

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support
Day services

Provides information on research, programs, and links for those involved in the sex trade and those who desire to leave the sex industry.

Primary Telephone: 
250-388-5325
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@peers.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
250-388-5324
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-733-7722
Street Address: 
1-744 Fairview Rd
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9A 5T9
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