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Liberty and Justice for All

Post written by: Alicia Weigel I believe all people should feel empowered to make their own decisions. I believe all people should have access to health and safety as basic human rights. I believe all women have a right to life. I believe all women must

France’s Prostitution Ban: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

The French have a long history with prostitution. From Madame du Barry to the paintings of Degas and Picasso, prostitution has been celebrated as an inherent, and even glamorous, part of French culture. But in 2016, the reality of the practice is starkly different. Now, the majority

Amnesty’s Policy Decision Makes Their Human Rights Stance Questionable

In August, Amnesty International made a u-turn in terms of protecting the rights of women and girls around the world with their policy decision to endorse the decriminalization of prostitution and all aspects of the sex trade – despite the global outcry of women’s rights organizations.

Wake Up! Prostitution is Violence Against Women

Blog post co-authored by Mari Wiklander & Julia Wiklander Today, thousands of feminists, activists, politicians, researchers, authors and others are convening in Malmo, Sweden for Nordiskt Forum 2014, to discuss new action on women’s rights. When it comes to gender equality, many look up to the

Women Who Inspire: Meet Dr. Grace

When I think about the women who inspire me many faces and names come to mind. I value the opportunities I have had to work alongside some of the greatest change makers around the world. These women embody humility, love deeply and dare greatly to

The Nordic Model: Swedish legislation against buying sex

Sweden has been seen as a role model in dealing with prostitution as a human rights matter, where it is illegal to buy sex, but not criminalized to sell sex – protecting prostitutes and criminalizing perpetrators. There is one question I keep asking myself: “if

Prostitution in Sweden – Part 1 Modern Slavery

Prostitution has been defined as the world’s oldest profession for women. Prostitution is something that occurs in every country, and it is not just a problem for big cities. It takes place everywhere. Not only on Friday and Saturday nights either. Prostitution is an operation,

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