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Elimination of Prostitution - 2014

Category: LEGISLATION
Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number: 600.10.167
Club: London
Province: Ontario
Year: 2014
Status: Open
Reaffirmed:  
Comments:  

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, Minister of Justice to amend the Criminal Code to amend the Criminal Code to eliminate the purchase of sexual services, rather than legalize or regulate the industry, by adopting similar laws that incorporate the Nordic (Swedish) model; FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada’s, Minister of Justice to amend the Criminal Code making it illegal to own and operate a bawdy house, and place serious consequences on those who exercise control over these bawdy houses and prostitutes; FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada to provide education and assistance to aid sex workers desiring to escape the prostitution environment, recognizing that most prostitutes are victims of sexual exploitation

 

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Article ID: 1694

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