Host: Ivan Angelovski
December 17 is the International day to end violence against sex workers. If things were normal, on that day Kitchener and Waterloo would be painted in red, with sex workers and advocates coming together, carrying red umbrellas, a symbol for sex workers rights.
Those rights are in danger even in the best of times, and during pandemic, things went through the roof.
We’re talking with Amy Venner of ACCKWA – The AIDS Committee Of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo & Area, who is also a co-chair of SWAN – Sex Workers Action Network of Waterloo Region (@SWAN_Waterloo).
To follow along with the International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers on social media networks – use #IDEVASW
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