CCLA Intervening in Challenge to Sex Work Laws

In Rights by poladmin

The CCLA recently filed its written argument in Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform v Canada. The case is a constitutional challenge launched by an alliance of sex worker organizations and current and former sex workers. It argues that the Criminal Code provisions that address the commercial exchange of sexual services violate sections 2(b), 2(d), 7 and 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.   
Some background on the case: in 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down three Criminal Code provisions which restricted certain activities related to sex work in Bedford v Canada

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