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Published on Apr 30, 2012
When we look back in a few years on the AWID forum 2012 it may well be seen as a turning point in both the sex workers movement and in the polarizing debate in the women's movement about sex work. At a plenary session the majority of women supported the notion that sex work is work.
At a session following this we looked in depth at the idea of trafficking and the impact of the antitrafficking movement on the rights of sex workers. In this video Meena Seshu, Laura Agustin and Wi EMPOWER discuss the impact of the rescue industry on sex workers, the anti-migration bias of the antitrafficking movement, the impact of the treaties and the origins of the idea of trafficking.....