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Craigslist apparently pulls "erotic services" section

News 1130
Date: 
Saturday, December 18, 2010
VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) - There has been no official wo ...

Putting an end to exploitation the best course of action

The Vancouver Sun
Date: 
Monday, October 25, 2010
Public debate is swirling about the impact of the recent decision, in Bedford v. Canada, to strike down much of Canada's prostitution law as it applies in Ontario. On Oct. ...

Indoors Isn't Safer: Former Prostitutes

Kevin Connor, Toronto Sun
Date: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
By Kevin Connor, Toronto Sun, October 6, 2010 ...

Can’t give consent to sex if intoxicated

Maple Ridge News
Date: 
Thursday, September 23, 2010
A law professor currently researching sexual violence against women says young men need to heed a warning, following the alleged gang-rape of a girl at a rave in Pitt Meadows. ...

"Online porn contributed to gang rape: counsellor"

CTV News, Daisy Kler, Kerry Gold
Date: 
Thursday, September 16, 2010
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Sentencing of Mahendra Singh Johal

Date: 
Friday, September 10, 2010
Women's advocates are in New Westminster Court today for the sentencing hearing of Mahendra Singh Johal for the attempted murder of his wife, Sukwinder Johal and murder of her sons Amarjit Gill ...

Legalising Prostitution is Not the Answer

The Guardian
Date: 
Friday, July 2, 2010
An evaluation of Swedish law shows that criminalising the purchase, but not the sale, of sex has been a great success ...

Toews's Quibbling About Use of Term 'Rape' Does Nothing to Stop It

Date: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
By Constance Backhouse, Canwest News Service, May 25, 2010 ...