CBC News – Canada – Ottawa to appeal prostitution ruling

CBC News – Canada – Ottawa to appeal prostitution ruling

via CBC News – Canada – Ottawa to appeal prostitution ruling

Canada’s recent court ruling which may lead to the legalization of pimping and brothels really goes against the trend. Prostitution itself is already legal in Canada. Surprised, yes so was I.

This article has an interactive feature where you can click on countries to compare and contrast their laws and policies on prostitution.

I just finished writing a new HuffPo article on the connection between legal sex markets and human trafficking. I will post the link as soon as it is published.

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Chelsea-Lyn Rudder is a contributor to The Grio, the Huffington Post and the Downtown Express, the local paper for Lower Manhattan. She holds a master’s of science degree in International Relations from New York University’s Center for Global Affairs. She was appointed Executive Director of the New York City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian Caucus in 2005. A position that she maintained until the summer of 2010. Miss Rudder is a member of WNET channel 13′s Community Advisory Board and of Community Board One, the local governing body of Lower Manhattan. She received her bachelor’s degree from Pace University in Communications and Political Science in 2005. Chelsea-Lyn resides in New York City and is a native of Rochester Hills, Michigan. Chelsea-Lyn is a former Miss Teen USA delegate representing the state of Michigan. Miss Rudder has served as a spokesperson and fundraiser for The American Heart/Stroke Association, Michigan Special Olympics, SADD and Detroit’s Caribbean Cultural and Carnival Association. Follow Miss Rudder on Twitter @ChelseaLynR . Please direct media and speaking engagement requests to RequestCLR@gmail.com .
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