Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
This report provides a history of the litigation that struck down previous sex work laws in Canada and the approach taken in drafting current legislation. It gives an overview of the impacts that current laws are having on sex workers across Canada and why the law is unconstitutional.
Violence on the Land Violence on our Bodies: Building an Indigenous Response to Environmental Violence
This report reveals how many Indigenous communities are sites of chemical manufacturing, while others have seen an introduction of man camps to work for the gas and oil industry. The impacts of environmental violence are coupled with sexual violence, murders and disappearances, reproductive illnesses and toxic exposure, and threats to Indigenous lifeways.
The resource booklet provides service providers in the violence prevention and response sector with information on statistics about violence against women with disabilities, understanding barriers people with disabilities face, communication and interaction tips about people with a range of disabilities, and accessibility planning tips.
At the heart of the High Stakes report are diverse women’s real-life stories about how the inadequacy of the child care system in B.C has impacted them and their children—undermining their safety, well-being, and human rights. The report analyzes the legal implications of these harms through the lenses of human rights, constitutional, and international law.