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Women, Sex Work, and Homelessness

A panel discussion from CKDU in Halifax

by CKDU

Women, Sex Work, and Homelessness

On February 23rd, CKDU’s Jane Kirby and Melissa Albiani hosted Hour 2 of the 8th Annual Homelessness Marathon live from St. Matthew’s United Church, beside the Emergency Out of the Cold Shelter.

Kirby and Albiani interviewed a variety of panelists to discuss criminalization of sex work, the funding crisis and cutbacks to transition houses for abused women, and the reality of Indigenous women in Canada facing a higher risk of abduction and murder.

Guests:
Rene Ross, Executive Director of Stepping Stone, Halifax.
Megan Grey, Social Worker, Adsum House, Halifax.
Rhonda Fraser, Executive Director, Chrysalis House, Kemptville, Nova Scotia
Gladys Radek, organizer of Walk 4 Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, BC.
Lori Walton, activist, Friends of Transition Houses, Halifax.
Catherine Panteluk, poet, Halifax.

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