Tag Archives: human trafficking

Building Bridges: The Sex Workers’ Rights and Anti-Sex Trafficking Movements

Tweet“We’ve been told we have to pick sides. That, in and of itself, is very disturbing” – Meg Munoz, former sex worker, trafficking survivor, ally and rights advocate A division exists between the sex workers’ rights and anti-sex trafficking movements. Yet, both groups are concerned with people who are in the same industry and both [...]
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We’re having the wrong conversation about sex work, and it makes Rush Limbaugh happy

TweetIn the United States, sex work has been illegal since promiscuous ladies still got Scarlet Lettered. But countries are moving towards legalizing the world’s oldest profession—and many women’s rights advocates aren’t happy about it. Just this month, the European Women’s Lobby called on the EU to make the act of buying sex illegal. To get [...]
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Don’t victimize sex workers.

Tweet A SYTYCB entry. or how to hide your prejudices behind an unnecessary law. Currently legislators in Northern Ireland are trying to pass a law making it an offence to pay a prostitute for his or her services*. They are lauded for their activities by articles like this one in the Londonderry Sentinel. Lets ignore for a moment it’s reliance [...]
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