Indigenous women and prostitution: An interview with Cherry Smiley

Prostitution is a gendered issue, but it's also an issue that is very much tied to class and race. Canada's history of colonialism is not something to be ignored when looking at both causes of and solutions to the issue of prostitution. On this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Cherry Smiley, co-founder of Indigenous Women Against the Sex Industry (IWASI), a volunteer group of radical feminists from many nations committed to the abolition of prostitution and pornography.

 

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