Research-to-Action

Health and human rights organizations to intervene in landmark sex work case

Monday, March 14, 2011

TORONTO, March 14, 2011 — The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (Legal Network) and the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) are among several organizations that have today been granted joint intervener status in a landmark case before the Ontario Court of Appeal aimed at protecting the health and human rights of sex workers. They will support Terri Jean Bedford, Amy Lebovitch and Valerie Scott in resisting the federal Government’s attempt to overturn a favourable ruling from a lower court that could open the door to decriminalizing sex work — and very likely save lives in the process.

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