Rights not rescue for migrant sex workers

14 May 2019 Luca Stevenson

The criminalisation of clients does nothing to protect sex workers from police harassment, border guards, racism, transphobia, or sexual assault. That’s a problem.

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Beyond Trafficking and Slavery is launching a new debate series geared to allow all those working on trafficking, modern slavery, and forced labour to think through questions of principle, strategy, and tactic together. We're hoping for a productive conversation, and that begins by letting you choose what should be discussed. We warmly invite you to submit debate topics or questions that you believe need a hearing so that everyone working to end exploitation can move forward with more understanding and common purpose.

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The Future of Work Round Table

All migrants deserve protection as migrants. All workers deserve protection as workers. Modern slavery and human trafficking campaigns selectively focus upon a small minority of vulnerable migrants, and a small minority of precarious workers. These cases are the tip of the iceberg.

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