International Whore's Day 2023

Monday, 12 June 2023 - 8:30am to 9:00am
illustration from right to left of hands raised in fists, a cartoon person with a black ponytail and open mouth shouting, a large wide open mouth showing both rows of teeth. A banner across the entire image reads, "rights not rescue." Text: International Sex Workers Day June 2


On this episode of Women on the Line we are covering International Whore’s Day, which was on Friday 2 June. This year’s theme was ‘Access to Justice’. Scarlett Alliance, held a webinar featuring national and international speakers addressing issues faced by migrant workers and calling for improved immigration policies in ‘so-called-Australia’ and globally. We hear how anti-trafficking laws and media portrayals further harm migrant sex workers, especially asian migrant sex workers. Speakers include: Mish Pony (CEO of Scarlett Alliance), Bee – a bilingual peer educator at Vixen, Mon from Scarlett Alliance's Asian Migrant Sex Workers’ Advisory Group, and Anna Pickering from the Tamaki Makaurau New Zealand Prostitutes Collective


Monday 8:30am to 9:00am
A national feminist current affairs program for community radio. A gender analysis of contemporary issues, as well as in-depth analysis by a range of women and gender diverse people around Australia and internationally. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network (CRN).


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