Abolition Coalition: Intervenors in Canada’s prostitution case

On this week’s edition of WINGS, representatives of the Women’s Coalition Against Prostitution held a press conference in Vancouver on May 29, 2013, to explain what they would tell the Supreme Court of Canada about laws they would prefer around prostitution.

Featured speakers/guests:

Summer-Rain Bentham, an indigenous woman and a frontline worker at Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter; Trisha Baptie, a formerly prostituted woman and co-founder of Formerly Exploited Voices Now Educating (EVE); and Jeanine Benedet, Associate Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia, who specializes in Feminist Legal Studies, and who represented the coalition before the Supreme Court.


Produced by Frieda Werden for WINGS. Press conference hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter.

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