We condemn attacks on women at work, unless it’s sex work

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The Globe and Mail: (by: Angela Campbell, associate professor in the Faculty of Law, McGill University) In a fortnight marked by intense media focus on sexual assault and harassment in the workplace, another news item – also bearing deep-seated gender implications – has moved far more discretely through the Canadian public circuit. Bill C-36, the federal government’s proposed new law to govern sex work, passed through Senate last week, and is now set to receive royal assent. This will be the final step in the legislative process before the bill becomes a new law. Read more.