March 15, 2014

Women of OASIS Respond to Department of Justice Questionnaire on Sex Work

 

 

 

 

March 11, 2014

To All Ottawa-Area Sex Workers: Know Your Rights When the Police Come to Your Door!

 

 

 

   
       

February 24, 2014

CALL TO ACTION: Sex Workers Need Your Support!

 

 

 

 

January 26, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Ottawa Area Sex Workers Targets of Intrusive Police Visits

 

 

 

 
         

December 20, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Sex Worker Rights

 

 

 

 

December 17, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: Ottawa-Area Sex Workers Mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

 

 

 

 

June 19, 2013

Open letter to His Excellency Teppo Tauriainen, Ambassador of Sweden

 

 

 

         

July 19, 2013

Open letter to His Excellency Tuncay Babalı, Ambassador of Turkey

 

 

 

 

June 12, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: Rally at the Supreme Court - sex workers, we support you!

 

 

 

 

June 7, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: National Day of Action to Support Sex Worker Rights

 

 

 

         

May 2, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: Canadian and international sex workers denied leave to intervene in Supreme Court Case on Prostitution Laws

 

 

 

April 17th, 2013


BEYOND PIMPS, PROCURERS AND PARASITES:
Mapping Third Parties in the Incall/Outcall Sex Industry

 

April 17th, 2013

For the Community:

MANAGING SEX WORK
INFORMATION FOR THIRD PARTIES AND SEX WORKERS IN THE INCALL AND OUTCALL SECTORS OF THE SEX INDUSTRY

English (PDF)

French (PDF)

         

March 5th, 2013


Open Letter from POWER to Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau

 

November 2nd, 2012


POWER releases The Toolbox

Click here for the PDF

 

 

September 6th, 2012
10 Reasons to Fight for the Decriminalization of Sex Work
Reposting in French and English

 

English (PDF)

French (PDF)

         

July 8th, 2012
OPS's Aggresive Tactics Continue to Put Sex Workers at Risk
POWER Responds to "Street Sweeps" that the OPS are conducting against the clients of street-based sex workers.

Press Release (PDF)

 

Jan 20, 2012
Letter to the Ottawa Police Services
Six community-based organization joined forces to express concern about the continued aggressive policing of women involved in street-level sex work in Ottawa in light of the warning issued by the Ottawa Police on December 9th, 2011.

Letter (PDF)


 

Dec 6, 2010
POWER asks OHRC for public inquiry
Help us by writing a letter to the Ontario Human Rights Commission to ask for a public inquiry on police and sex worker tensions.

Call for letters (PDF)