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 collaborated with Zi Teng in Hong Kong and Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA) in Toronto, Canada to better understand why Chinese women were leaving China and Hong Kong to work as sex workers in other countries.
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.