Sex work laws and reform: The voices of Canadian sex workers

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dc.contributor.author Benoit, Cecilia
dc.contributor.author Jansson, Mikael
dc.contributor.author Smith, Michaela
dc.contributor.author Flagg, Jackson
dc.date.accessioned 2021-07-19T18:53:34Z
dc.date.available 2021-07-19T18:53:34Z
dc.date.copyright 2018 en_US
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Benoit, C., Jansson, M., Smith, M., & Flagg, J. (2018). Sex work laws and reform: The voices of Canadian sex workers. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/13130
dc.description.abstract Sex work regulation is controversial in many countries. Sex workers are typically left out of decision- and policy-making, despite their in-depth knowledge based on personal experiences that can inform the laws that significantly impact their livelihoods. This research shows that a criminalization framework presents many challenges for sex workers and that decriminalization is favoured by most of the study participants, however, some also see personal financial drawbacks in regulating their industry. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Research Snapshots en_US
dc.subject Sex workers en_US
dc.subject criminalization en_US
dc.subject decriminalization en_US
dc.subject regulation en_US
dc.subject prostitution en_US
dc.subject Canada en_US
dc.title Sex work laws and reform: The voices of Canadian sex workers en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US

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