Sex work

Violence and feminist strategy

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Varda Burstyn
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Vol 5, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the ways in which feminist approaches to theorizing and strategizing about violence has shifted over the years. Focus on violence and health. 

Violence against sex sex workers and HIV prevention: information sheet

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English
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Sex workers are among those who are most vulnerable to HIV infection in the world today. This information sheet presents where and how violence against sex workers and HIV/AIDS do intersect and the opportunities to address violence against sex workers in HIV/AIDS programmes.

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Safety, security and the well-being of sex worker: a report submitted to the house of commons subcommittee on solicitation laws

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English
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National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
J. Lewis
F. Shaver
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Sex Trade Advocacy and Research
Publication Date: 
June 2005
Publication Place: 
Windsor, ON

The purpose of this document is to identify some of the risks to safety and security encountered in various sectors of the sex industry, the factors contributing to these risks, and the legislation and policies that influence the work environment of women, men, and Transexual/Transgendered people in the industry.

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Regulating sex in Canada: at the interface of criminal and municipal law

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English
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Online
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Dr. Mary Whowell
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2010

This is a website created for Dr. Mary Whowell's research into sex work in Canada.  The project explores the regulation of escort agencies, strip clubs and body rub parlours through Criminal Code and municipal by-law across municipalities in Canada.

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