ETHICAL ANTI-TRAFFICKING VIDEOS

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Anti-Trafficking: Harming While Trying to Help

2020 - SWAN's 6 minute illustrated video raises awareness about the harms of anti-trafficking campaigns.

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The Celebrification of Trafficking

2013 - Dina Haynes on celebrities’ involvement in anti-trafficking policy and practice. She presented this short 9-minute speech as part of a panel at the “From Prosecution to Empowerment” conference at USC Santa Barbara. 

Dina Haynes is a Professor of Law at New England College of Law. (Boston, MA)

 

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Caught Between the Tiger & the Crocodile (TRAILER ONLY)

2011 - Sex workers in Cambodia have fought against the 100% Condom Use Program and the abuses associated with it for many years. Now Cambodia has a new anti-trafficking law which makes all sex work illegal, and where sex workers can be sent for mandatory rehabilitation. This film shows the human rights abuses inherent in both approaches.

Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) is a sex worker initiated and lead organization representing sex worker organizations in Asia & the Pacific.

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Bad Rehab

2011 - APNSW's 5-minute song and animated video about the real issues for sex workers who are forced into rehabilitation centres in South East Asia, the anti-trafficking "rescue industry" that has sprung up and campaigns for laws and systems that restrict sex workers while promoting further violence against them.

Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) is a sex worker initiated and lead organization representing sex worker organizations in Asia & the Pacific.

 

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Last Rescue in Siam สาวน้อยผจญภัย

2013 -  Empower Thailand's 10-minute film is the first ever made by sex workers in Thailand. It is a short film inspired by the old tradition of silent black and white movies, and highlights the harms of various raid and rescue approaches.

EMPOWER is an organization provides right-based services exclusively to sex workers in  Thailand. The organization also lobbies the government to extend regular labor protections to sex workers and to decriminalize sex work