Decriminalisation of Sex Work in New Zealand

Creator: New Zealand Prostitutes Collective (NZPC)
Contact: Catherine Healy info@nzpc.org.nz

Description: This video outlines the process of successfully lobbying to decriminalise prostitution in New Zealand, which happened in 2003. The New Zealand Prostitutes Collective was actively engaged in lobbying and submitting briefs to Parliament, as well as ongoing in-person advocacy processes. NZPC also been actively involved in research and evaluation of the post-decriminalisation environment with academics, legal professionals, the Ministry of Justice, and the police. We provide outreach and advocacy for workers of the sex industry and the transgender street work community. NZPC has led the world in legislative reform and this is their story.

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Country: New Zealand
Population: Sex Workers
Issue: Deriminalization
Length: > 30 Minutes
Language (Spoken): English
Language (Subtitles): None