A Nova Scotia Canadian Maple Leaf Welcome!
Our submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women for its Study on Violence against Young Women and Girls in Canada: Truth-Telling Best Practices for Engaging Men and Boys in Addressing and Preventing Violence against Young Women and Girls.
Article in Canadian Nurse journal: Champions for the cause
Video of MP Peter Fragiskotas reading Private Members Bill on Torture in Private Spehere
Text of the Private Member's Bill on Torture in the Private Sphere
Feminism in London Conference (FiL) Report.
Non-State Torture explained at FiL - video
This pamphlet Non-State Torture Inflicted in Prostitution is an one-pager, 2-sided, triple folded to appear like this image.
Jeanette Westbrook's song about Amnesty International's policy on prostitution - All Night Wrong
Advocacy letter calling for non-State torture to be included in the International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes, sent September 10, 2015.
Speaking at Feminism in London, England Conference Oct 24, 2015: Speaking Out Against Non-State Torture Victimization.
Speaking at 2 day conference on September 14th & 15th, 2015 by London Abused Women's Centre: CHOICES-Providing informed choices and support to prostituted and sex trafficked women and girls.
Press Release: related to Amnesty International's voting yes to support prostitution.
Jeanne's submission to the U.S. Department of State request for information for the 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report.
Letter to Amnesty International Canada about their draft policy on prostitution (2015).
E-Book of 4th International Conference on the Survivors of Rape, Lisbon, Portugal - pages 66-72 is Jeanne and my presentation, "Women's Voices: Repetitive Non-State Torture (NST) Rapes, Its Impact and Reclaiming Relationship with Self". Photo Journal
Our submission to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Consultation - How to create and maintain civil society space?
Summary Civil Society Hearing - 24th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice at UN Vienna
Eliminate Torture in the Private Sphere - side event paper presented at the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal (CCPCJ) Justice at the UN in Vienna, May 19, 2015.
Austrian Report - written by Jeanne about our time at the UN in Vienna at the CCPCJ.
We presented on the following three panels at the CSW:
2. Stop Femicide! States' obligations and the role of women's NGOs presenting how women when tiny children were conditioned to commit suicide if they told which is a form of femicide, and
3. The Necessity of the Nordic Model from SPACE International (Survivors of Prostitution-Abuse Calling For Enlightment) Global Survivors Speak and spoke about NST victimization when children suffer sexualized trafficking and that non-State torture is inflicted against women and girls prostituted.
NEWS EXCLUSIVE CBC NOVA SCOTIA INVESTIGATES NON-STATE TORTURE (NST) by CBC REPORTER ANGELA MACIVOR:
Hidden Horrors - CBC Radio program Atlantic Voice podcast aired Sunday June 1, 2014 @0830 AT.
Torture in Middle Class Neighborhoods - Information Morning CBC Radio May 28, 2014.
Submission to the Select Committee re Statutes Amendment (Decriminalization of Sex Work) Bill, Parliament House, Adelaide, Australia.
Canadian Advocates for the Nordic Model (CANM) Letter to Amnesty International Canada sent Oct 4, 2015 with 47 signatures.
Pimps & Johns: In-house Sexualized Torture of Prostituted Women and Girls is always potentially Life-threatening Brief by Jeanne Sarson & Linda MacDonald submitted to the Standing Senate Committee of Legal and Constitutional Affairs.
Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson speaking, along with Trisha Baptie, Larissa Crack, Heather Dukes and others at the Standing Committee on Justice & Human Rights hearings on Bill C-36 and prostitution. CPAC video
Written Transcript of Evidence given by Jeanne Sarson & Linda MacDonald at Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Hearings on Bill C-36 on Prostitution.
Brief by Jeanne Sarson & Linda MacDonald submitted to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights for the Hearimgs on Bill C-C36 related to Prostitution.
Jeanne Sarson reflecting on the outcomes of she & Linda MacDonald and others speaking about non-State torture and prostitution at the Standing Committee of Justice & Human Rights hearings on Bill C-36 in Ottawa the week of July 7-10, 2014.
Prostitution, Bill C-36 & Human Rights Education CFUW Advocacy Minutes at the CFUW AGM by Linda MacDonald & Jeanne Sarson CFUW Truro Chapter.
Petition to lobby for Nordic Model In Canada.
Open letter with over 800 signatures supporting Nordic Model for prostitution in Canada.
Truro Daily News article April 21, 2014 on the Buying Sex documentary screening.
Our letter about prostitution to Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.
These are two-sided triple fold pamphlets:
Drawing Copyright D. MacDonald 2009