What’s Current: Escort agency owners want Canada to repeal its prostitution laws

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup.

  • The two owners of Fantasy World Escortsbusted and charged with procuring, advertising, and materially benefiting from the sale of someone else’s sexual services in 2015 — are challenging Canada’s prostitution laws, which criminalize the exploitation of prostituted women.
  • Fifteen senior SNP politicians urge Scottish Government not to rush legislation changing the legal definition of sex, after 14 transsexuals wrote members of parliament expressing concerns about the act’s impact on women’s rights.
  • Teenage girls are most at risk amid rising sexual violence in El Salvador, compromising 60 per cent of femicide victims.
  • An Australian doctor was suspended for six weeks after calling for women to be raped, and saying that if his marriage ended he would kill his wife instead of divorcing her.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.

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