Tools Against Violence

Confronting Bad Dates


This project, Confronting Bad Dates: Research, Collaboration, and Action to Reduce Violence Against Survival Sex Workers, customized and tested a bad date reporting and/or response strategy with knowledge gained from local consultations and practices in other parts of Canada and internationally.

It was an innovative project designed to pool the knowledge and experiences of four stakeholder groups:

Ÿ Sex Workers,

Ÿ The Vancouver Police Department,

Ÿ Victim Services, and

Ÿ Sex worker-friendly Community Organizations

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