Speaking Up for Dignity

Canada’s new prostitution law: Separating fact from fiction (Bill C-36)

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In 2014, Canada made history by creating prostitution legislation that recognizes prostituted people are not criminals, but that those who exploit them are. Previous laws treated prostitution as a public nuisance instead of an issue of violence against women. This new approach signifies a major victory for women’s equality as it will teach generations of men that women’s bodies are not for sale.

Of course, whenever there is an advancement towards women’s equality, there is a backlash; and this case is no different.

 

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