SWAN participated in Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women’s (GAATW) global feminist participatory action research study.
Anti-Trafficking: Harming While Trying to Help
Since the early 2000s, SWAN Vancouver Society (SWAN) has mobilised against human trafficking. Through this work we’ve learned a few things about what makes an anti-trafficking action or campaign effective.
Strategic Redirection through Litigation: Forgoing the anti-trafficking framework to address labour abuses experienced by migrant sex workers
This article explores SWAN’s decision to pursue litigation as a means to challenge and expose harmful crimmigration and anti-trafficking policies
The Palermo Protocol & Canada
The Evolution and Human Rights Impacts of Anti-Trafficking Laws in Canada (2002-2015). SWAN participated in a collaborative research project that critically evaluated the stated intentions and actual effects of national anti-human trafficking laws