Research-to-Action

Sex-trade policy in Vancouver model for what not to do across Canada: advocates

The Canadian Press, globalpost
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

...Dr. Kate Shannon, with the BC Cente for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, says the research points to decriminalization of prostitution as the best approach to ensuring sex workers' safety.

The study found that sex workers in Vancouver remain unable to screen or negotiate with clients, were pushed to work in isolated spaces and were unable to access police protection.