Date(s) - March 27, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Paul II Pastoral Centre
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Canada has a good law with regard to prostitution but it needs to be enforced by police, judges and prosecutors. Come and hear more about what the dynamic of prostitution is, who it affects and who the buyers are. We will discuss the differences between the abolitionist model, legalization and full decriminalization as it currently is in Germany and New Zealand. All will be presented within the social justices teachings of the Church with respect for the dignity of the human person and preferential option of the poor.
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About Sr. Nancy Brown
Sister Nancy Brown is a tireless advocate for the most vulnerable and those at risk of exploitation. She is a Sister of Charity of Halifax, an educator, spiritual counsellor, advocate for justice and compassion facilitator. For 20 years, she was a Pastoral Counselor and Senior Manager at Covenant House Vancouver which is a crisis intervention centre for homeless and at-risk youth in Vancouver’s downtown area.
Sister Nancy has a passion for peace working for the elimination of violence within families, on our streets and throughout the international community. She currently serves on many committees focused on the elimination of human trafficking including CCC (Canadian Counsel of Churches) subcommittee on sexual exploitation, V-Case (Vancouver Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation), REED (Resist Exploitation Embrace Dignity) and the Anti-Trafficking Committee of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. She was recently awarded the Order of British Columbia, the Queen’s Silver Jubilee and the Benemerenti medals.
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