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Toronto event: STATE OF DISREPAIR: STATE VIOLENCE AND SEX WORK

December 13th, 2012     by Julia Horel     Comments

What are the connections between sex work and colonialism, child apprehension systems (eg CAS, residential schooling), anti-immigrant policies, policing and poverty? All contribute to or directly enact violence against sex workers.

Join Maggie’s on Dec 17: International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers for a roundtable conversation about how sex workers experience state violence and how the fight for the decriminalization of prostitution connects to these broad issues.

Moderated by Jessica Danforth (Native Youth Sexual Health Network) featuring the premiere of “Remember The Living: Monica Forrester on Sisters in Spirit And Indigenous Sex Workers”

When: Monday Dec 17

Where: 519 Community Centre (519 Church St)

Time: 7 pm

Free | wheelchair accessible | accessible and gender neutral washrooms | tokens available | no cameras or recording equipment please

Sponsored by Asian Community AIDS Services and Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto

http://www.maggiestoronto.ca/ | 416-964-0150 | http://www.facebook.com/maggiesTO

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