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#MigrantSexWorkerJustice: Please sign and share!

On behalf of Butterfly (Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network), and Elene Lam, a Social Work PhD student, we are inviting your organization and affiliated individuals to sign our declaration of support and join our community of allies in support of the rights of migrant sex workers.

Mar 25, 2021

Migrant sex workers are harmed daily by criminalization, racial profiling, surveillance, over-policing, stigmatization, and consequential discrimination that compound human rights violations against migrant communities working in the sex industry. Butterfly believes that migrant sex workers' access to migrant and racial justice (e.g. anti-racism and status-for-all) are the best ways to prevent and resist exploitation, violence, and oppression against migrant sex workers. For more information, please review our Background Paper, which offers insights into the current and historic situation of migrant sex workers in Canada.

3rd March is the International Sex Worker Rights Day. We urge you and your organization to sign the declaration of support to officially voice your support and start building allyship with the migrant sex worker community. By signing the declaration, you are committing to stand in solidarity with migrant sex workers to fight for dignity, equality, and justice.

For more information, please feel free to reach out to Butterfly (Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network). We are looking forward to your support and potential collaborations.

Link to Declaration of Support: Justice of Justice for Migrant Sex Workers

Link to Support Migrant Sex Workers' Justice: Background Paper