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Sex Workers Protest Against Bill C-36

The mass media is a common educational source of information for the general public. The media is powerful and can have bias in their news articles. The focus will be on the new legislation, Bill C-36 that was recently passed. Bill C-36 was the Conservative government’s response to the three laws related to prostitution being […]

Sex Worker Activism – Bedford case and Bill C-36

The sex work industry has been commonly known as one of the oldest professions and there are many issues surrounding this field of work. The sex work industry involves many different sectors such as prostitution, pornography, strip club employment, and escorts. There have been many issues surrounding this line of work as it is highly […]

Slutwalk: Moving Against Intolerance and Toward Education

Slutwalk, the movement that decided to make the world aware that women are not supposed to be judged by their dressing style and victims of sexual assault should not be blamed for their attacks. The police officer who sparked the movement has said in front of York university students that if women want to avoid […]

Slutwalk: Moving Against Intolerance and Toward Education

The ‘SlutWalk’ movement began in 2011 after Toronto policeman caused an outcry by telling a group of York  University students that women should ‘avoid dressing like sluts’ in order to avoid being sexually assaulted. It prompted protest marches by women wearing very little and holding signs such as “No means No”. His words had sparked […]

Slutwalk: Moving Against Intolerance and Toward Education

Slutwalk is a protest that was sparked after a Toronto police officer, Michael Sangunetti told a personal security class at York University that “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized”. The officer’s words although were not unusual as it is the view that is held by many people in society, […]