Sex Workers Rights: New Zealand's Approach to Decrim: What, When, How
New Zealand's Approach to Decrim: What, When, How

New Zealand is currently the country closest to full decriminalization of the sex trade, and pointed to for having some of the best health and safety indicators for people who trade sex. But far from having no laws which govern the industry, New Zealand's model is an example of a robust set of laws which center the health, rights and safety of workers in the sex trade. Sienna Baskin, currently Director of the Anti-Trafficking Fund at NEO Philanthropy and past Director of the Sex Workers Project in New York, spent 3 months in New Zealand researching the Prostitution Reform Act (PRA). She documented its implementation and interviewed sex workers who pushed for this momentous change in policy. This upcoming webinar will share her research, and including her thoughts on what US-based advocates can learn from New Zealand.

Jul 23, 2019 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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