City puts forward plan to prevent sexual exploitation and address negative impacts of “sex work”

An interesting opinion piece appeared in the Vancouver Sun yesterday outlining the need for Mayor Gregor Robertson to take a more progressive stance on prostitution.  The City recently published a plan aiming to “prevent sexual exploitation and address negative impacts of sex work” to which the Sun opinion piece responds.

On March 26th, 2009, Councillor Kerry Jang convinced Mayor Gregor Robertson to sign a declaration that named correctly, prostitution as “violence against women and youth”. Back then, Mayor Robertson committed himself to stop “the sexual enslavement of women and youth” in prostitution. Read more here.

What do you think about the City’s plan?

Our in-house expert on human trafficking, Sister Nancy Brown, recently wrote an article about human trafficking especially as it relates to the sexual exploitation of young people.  Click here to read.

An interesting opinion piece appeared in the Vancouver Sun yesterday outlining the need for Mayor Gregor Robertson to take a more progressive stance on prostitution.  The City recently published a plan aiming to “prevent sexual exploitation and address negative impacts of sex work” to which the Sun opinion piece responds.

On March 26th, 2009, Councillor Kerry Jang convinced Mayor Gregor Robertson to sign a declaration that named correctly, prostitution as “violence against women and youth”. Back then, Mayor Robertson committed himself to stop “the sexual enslavement of women and youth” in prostitution. Read more here.

What do you think about the City’s plan?

Our in-house expert on human trafficking, Sister Nancy Brown, recently wrote an article about human trafficking especially as it relates to the sexual exploitation of young people.  Click here to read.