SWWAC Supports Sex Workers, Not Winnipeg Police

Winnipeg—May 2019—Winnipeg Police Services’ Counter Exploitation Unit claims, on their website, that they partner with “sex trade workers themselves” to fight street prostitution. The Sex Workers of Winnipeg Action Coalition is not one of these partners. SWWAC’s goal is to make things safer for sex workers. Criminalizing and arresting those who buy sex, as Winnipeg police currently do, puts sex workers at risk. Here’s why: Tracking and arresting clients creates risk for sex workers Essentially, any…