December 17th March Against Violence: Sex Workers Rights are Human Rights

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Credit: APAQC

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In this interview for Off The Hour we speak with members of L’Action putes et allié-e-s du Québec (APAQc) who are themselves sex workers, and who have put together a march and vigil in Montréal set for December 17th, the International Day Against Violence Against Sex Workers, taking place at 4pm in front of the Palais de Justice.

We discuss the impacts of the sex work criminalization law Bill C-36, paradoxically titled “The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act,” but also we discuss some of the ways that institutions and individuals can better support sex workers who have been victims of violence and oppression.


You can follow APAQc on Facebook here, or through their website here.
And be sure to check out December17.org!

 

This interview was produced by Claudia Edwards.

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