Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations Sex Work Prohibition
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
Think Again is a social media campaign that challenges people to think critically about their involvement with mainstream anti-trafficking campaigns. The images in this campaign highlight how anti-trafficking campaigns may be incompatible
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.
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
Do Evidence-Based Approaches Alienate Canadian Anti-Trafficking Funders?
SWAN analyzes how the adoption of an anti-prostitution analysis of trafficking by funders will likely result in punitive consequences for immigrant sex workers.