Support defunding the police?
The war on ‘sex trafficking’ is akin
to the war on drugs’, and has
become a huge cash cow for
Despite millions of dollars being
distributed to police annually for
anti-trafficking efforts, there have
only been 92 prosecuted
trafficking cases in Canada
between 2001 and 2018, of which
only 45 resulted in a trafficking-
You do the math.
efforts that harm sex workers
and redirecting money to sex
organizations that prevent
human trafficking, like SWAN,
is one of many ways we can
and should defund the police.
Stop human trafficking
with rights, not rescue
References: Millar, H. & O’Doherty, T (2020). Canadian Human Trafficking Prosecutions and Principles of Fundamental Justice: A Contradiction in Terms?