This session explores the intersection of sexism and racism that is inherent in the human trafficking of Asian women into prostitution. The Asian Women's Coalition Ending Prostitution will present a virtual multimedia tour to provide a critical analysis and viable solutions to this phenomenon.
Women’s Worlds is a global convergence to advance women's equality through research, exchange, leadership, and action" - Women's Worlds 2011 convenes women from across the world to CONNECT and CONVERSE about women's rights and equality. Academics, activists, researchers, policy-makers, and artists will exchange under the broad theme of Inclusions, exclusions, and seclusions: Living in a globalized world. In addition, each day's content is inspired by a distinct theme: Breaking Cycles, Breaking Ceilings, Breaking Barriers, Breaking Ground.
Presenters: Jaclyn Chang, Grace Balbutin, Suzanne Jay members of Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution, Canada
July 3-7, 2011
Ottawa - Gatineau, Canada