Regional updates: North America and the Caribbean

NSWP member Desiree Alliance have boycotted the 2014 International AIDS Conference in Melbourne Australia. 

21st July 2014 by NSWP

The inaugural RobertCarr Research Award has been given to a four-country research project that aims to increase security and safety for sex workers.

16th July 2014 by NSWP

As the December deadline to create a new prostitution law in Canada approaches, parliament is reconvening during its summer recess for a packed schedule of hearings by the House of Commons justice committee.

8th July 2014 by NSWP

Alors que le Comité de la justice de la Chambre des communes se prépare à tenir des audiences sur le Projet de loi C-36 — la soi-disant Loi sur la protection des collectivités et des personnes exploitées — les travailleuse(-eur)s du sexe et leurs alliés lancent une ressource importante au sujet de cette loi mal conçue.

2nd July 2014 by NSWP

As the Justice Committee of the House of Commons prepares to hold hearings on Bill C-36, the so-called Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, sex workers and their allies are releasing an important resource about this ill-considered legislation.

2nd July 2014 by NSWP

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Screenshot of myredbook.com's landing page. Author's own image

27th June 2014 by NSWP

Dangerous new legislation that conflates trafficking with sex work, and has the potential to impact diplomatic relati

24th June 2014 by NSWP

From NSWP member, Triple X reporting on the Red Umbrella March held in Vancouver on the 14th of June in protest of the new regressive Canadian legislation on sex work being proposed. Triple X also developed a leaflet for the march entitled: 'Why Sex Work Should Not Be A Crime' which you can download here.

17th June 2014 by NSWP

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(c) Tripple X

The following article is a press release from NSWP member, Triple X

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

11th June 2014 by NSWP

After months of speculation, the Canadian government yesterday announced its plans for new legislation around sex work.

5th June 2014 by NSWP