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FIRST Keynote Forum: Catherine Healy 1/3

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from the Sept. 17, 2014 FIRST Keynote Forum "Sex Work in New Zealand: 'Eleven Years of Decriminalization: the Sky is Still Blue' " @ the Rickshaw Theatre in Vancouver. Catherine Healy is a founding member and now the National Coordinator of the New Zealand Prostitutes Collective (http://www.nzpc.org.nz/). She is also a former member of the government appointed Prostitution Law Review Committee, and co-editor of "Taking The Crime out of Sex Work". Catherine has played a key role in the design and implementation of the laws that decriminalised sex work in New Zealand in 2003, and is a former sex worker herself. Brought to you by FIRST, a feminist advocacy group for the rights of sex workers and decriminalization of prostitution, in partnership with the BC Civil Liberties Association. The forum is sponsored by FIRST Decriminalize Sex Work, BC Civil Liberties Association, PACE Society, and Spaces (A Sex Industry Study, UBC).