Evidence from around the world shows that legalisation of the trade as a whole fails to protect the most vulnerable…
Amnesty International’s decision to support the legalization of sex work fails the victims of sex trafficking…
At its International Council Meeting to be held in Dublin, from 7–11 August 2015, Amnesty International will reportedly review an internal circular entitled “Draft Policy on Sex Work,”
which endorses the full decriminalization of the sex industry, including the legalization of pimping, brothel owning and the buying of sex.
13th August 2015
A Bill is being introduced into parliament which will enable the establishment of New Zealand’s first Child Sex Offender Register. Social Development Minister Anne Tolley said the Bill is part of a programme of work, led by the Vulnerable Children’s Board, that aims to keep young people safe from harm…
4th August 2015
Think back to your first conversation about sexuality, researcher Natalie Thorburn asked people gathered at Baradene College on a cold, windy night in June. “Was it with your best friend, or your parents, or your school?” Ms Thorburn asked. “For many of us it was a time of giggling and excited discussions,” she said. Then she paused, before saying “Now imagine how different that conversation might have been if you grew up in a community where sexual activity was imposed on you.
For the majority of people, the controversy surrounding Amnesty International and its proposed prostitution policy is a non-story. This is for the simple reason that most will assume that
decriminalisation means not arresting the women….