Prostitution: Bill C-49 Four Years Later

1 December 1989
December 1, 1989

Outlines NAWL’s concerns with the 1985 anti-soliciting law. Prostitutes’ safety and enforcement inequities between prostitutes and their customers are highlighted. Also shows how the law did not achieve the purpose for which it was enacted which was to clean up Canadian streets. NAWL advocates decriminalization of soliciting.

Read the full brief here.

about NAWL
The National Association of Women and the Law is a not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of women through legal education, research and law reform advocacy.
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