Beware of the rescue mentality. Beware of the rescue mentality that is so prevalent in anti-trafficking work. If your mission is to save people and centre yourself as the hero, you could be...
How can an anti-trafficking campaign cause harm? While often well-intended, anti-trafficking campaigns carry a host of problems: They contribute to an unfounded moral panic in society They utilize...
The Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR) prohibition on sex work violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, specifically Sections 7 and 15.
On June 6, 2012, the Conservative Government of Canada put forward amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR), with the intention to improve protections
‘You Choose: Seek Justice as a Migrant Sex Worker’ is an interactive campaign in which you step into the shoes of a migrant sex worker. The project highlights the systemic barriers migrant sex workers
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