Decriminalizing Prostitution with Nina Lopez (Global Women's Strike - UK)

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 8:30am

Sponsored by The Center for Global Women's Health Research and Global Health Affairs (SON)

Claire M. Fagin Hall, Room 114

RSVP Required

Hear about the challenges women in countries like Haiti, India, Ireland, Peru, Thailand and the UK face in supporting their families and why their growing movements for change are calling for the decriminalization of prostitution.

Nina Lopez, Coordinator of the Global Women’s Strike (UK) & Founder of Legal Action for Women, originally from Argentina, is based in London, UK. The GWS network she jointly coordinates includes Haiti, India, Ireland, Peru, Thailand, UK and US. Nina is founder of Legal Action for Women, a grassroots legal service based at the Crossroads Women’s Centre, and is a spokeswoman for the English Collective of Prostitutes. She is active in the new Momentum movement for socialism in the UK. Author, co-author and editor of various articles and publications including The Perspective of Caring: why mothers and all carers should get a living wage for their caring work; Family support at risk from children’s bill; Women at the top don’t guarantee representation; Hugo Chavez’s legacy; The Milk of Human Kindness (on breastfeeding); Some Mother’s Daughter – the hidden movement of prostitute women against violence.

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