Reconvening the federal committee on prostitution law reform

Lowman, John
July 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/20/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p147
Academic Journal
journal article
Comments on the problems with Canadian prostitution law. Arguments on the impact of the new communicating law on the levels of street prostitution; Three forms of commercial sex; Biggest problem with the prohibitionist agenda.


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