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Elimination of Prostitution – 2014

  • RESET

Category:

LEGISLATION

Sub-Category:

Sub-Category: GENERAL

Resolution Number:

600.10.167

Club:

London

Province:

Ontario

Year:

2014

Status:

Open

Background:

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: 13018