PODCAST: A leaked document shows Amnesty International supports the legalization of prostitution & Canada strikes down their current laws
By Feminist Current on February 16, 2014
Last month a proposal from Amnesty International advocating for the legalization of prostitution was leaked. Feminists and women’s rights organizations around the world were appalled — why was an organization that had done so much work for human rights legitimizing a violent and exploitative industry such as prostitution? Meanwhile Canada is currently looking at adopting new laws with regard to prostitution, after the Supreme Court struck down the current ones as unconstitutional. . . .