An interactive timeline of Sex Work Laws in Canada from Canadian Confederation July 1, 1867 to Government Response to the report of the Standing Committee On Justice And Human Rights October 20, 2022
‘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
Brief to the Justice and Human Rights Committee on Bill C-36: Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act
In February 2022, SWAN submitted a Brief to the Justice and Human Rights Committee on Bill C-36 and testified at the hearings.
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
Misrepresentations, Inadequate Evidence, and Impediments to Justice: Human Rights Impacts of Canada’s Anti-Trafficking Efforts
SWAN contributed a chapter to the book, Red Light Labour: Sex Work Regulation, Agency, and Resistance.
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
SWAN analyzes how the adoption of an anti-prostitution analysis of trafficking by funders will likely result in punitive consequences for immigrant sex workers.
SWAN submitted a brief to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on Bill C-36: Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act in September 2014.