News & Updates
SWAN Vancouver welcomes new Executive Director Angela Wu
SWAN Vancouver (SWAN) will continue its front-line service and advocacy under new leadership. Please join the Board of Directors in congratulating Angela Wu on her new role as Executive Director. Angela has seamlessly transitioned into this position. Her...
SWAN has a new look
Where we came from Twenty years ago, a group of volunteers began a pilot project doing HIV outreach to migrant and immigrant women working in massage businesses in the Lower Mainland. As trust built and relationships grew
SWAN’s 20th Anniversary Events
For SWAN’s 20th Anniversary, on October 1st, we held an appreciation event for our former staff, board, and volunteers. We wanted to gather everyone who had contributed to SWAN’s work for the past 20 years and acknowledge them.
SWAN turns 20
Celebrating our past, present, and future We are excited to share with you that we are turning 20! We want to thank you, our supporters, donors, funders, volunteers, staff, board, and everyone else for your continuous support and efforts in working with us to...
Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
SWAN participated in Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women’s (GAATW) global feminist participatory action research study as its member. The study examined the challenges that migrant and trafficked women
Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Review
In February 2022, the legislature’s Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (JUST) began its review of Canada’s sex work laws, The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA).