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
Roundtable on Asian Migrant Sex Work
New Books Network: Roundtable on Asian Migrant Sex Work: in the aftermath of the Atlanta massacre in March 2021, Executive Director Alison Clancey, Kelly Go (SWAN's Outreach Coordinator), Dr. Lily...
The Pulse Interview
CFRO: The Pulse Vancouver Co-op Radio's independent daily news show. SWAN’s Executive Director Alison Clancey and WISH Drop-In Centre Society’s Executive Director Mebrat Beyene are interviewed on...
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
Im/Migrant Sex Workers, Myths & Misconceptions: Realities of the Anti-Trafficked
SWAN created this toolkit to address common myths and misconceptions about im/migrant sex workers in Canada, and to encourage more critical thinking about human trafficking.
SWAN Vancouver- Supporting Immigrant and Migrant Women in the Sex Industry
SWAN contributed a chapter to the book, Sex Work Activism in Canada. The chapter provides a glimpse into a week in the life of SWAN. Chapter excerpt: “‘Wait and see’: a woman who has just...
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.