It’s time to end the sexual double standard and start respecting sex workers as people.
Sex workers have been conditioned to fear the police, resulting in a huge power gap to the extent that not many sex workers are brave enough to exert their rights. We can educate them on their rights, but they must also assert them.
An incisive look at the perceived “innocence” of Phnom Penh as compared to Bangkok because of the lack of red light districts, when in fact its uglier and sinister side lays deep and unseen.
Recently, sex work became a topic of discussion in Parliament as reported here. We discussed the issue at length on the BC HRC egroup. Here are my thoughts.