On this week’s edition of WINGS, representatives of the Women’s Coalition Against Prostitution held a press conference in Vancouver on May 29, 2013, to explain what they would tell the Supreme Court of Canada about laws they would prefer around prostitution.

Featured speakers/guests:

Summer-Rain Bentham, an indigenous woman and a frontline worker at Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter; Trisha Baptie, a formerly prostituted woman and co-founder of Formerly Exploited Voices Now Educating (EVE); and Jeanine Benedet, Associate Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia, who specializes in Feminist Legal Studies, and who represented the coalition before the Supreme Court.

Credits:

Produced by Frieda Werden for WINGS. Press conference hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter.

ON WINGS | August 17, 2013 | 2:30 pm

Abolition Coalition: Intervenors in Canada’s prostitution case

On this week’s edition of WINGS, representatives of the Women’s Coalition Against Prostitution held a press conference in Vancouver on May 29, 2013, to explain what they would tell the Supreme Court of Canada about laws they would prefer around prostitution.

Featured speakers/guests:

Summer-Rain Bentham, an indigenous woman and a frontline worker at Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter; Trisha Baptie, a formerly prostituted woman and co-founder of Formerly Exploited Voices Now Educating (EVE); and Jeanine Benedet, Associate Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia, who specializes in Feminist Legal Studies, and who represented the coalition before the Supreme Court.

Credits:

Produced by Frieda Werden for WINGS. Press conference hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter.

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