Supporting Women’s Alternatives Network (SWAN Vancouver Society) is pleased to be inviting you to our:

Open House and the launch of the Preventing Violence by Protecting Rights (PVPR) Project.

Guest speaker: Jenny Kwan, MLA Vancouver │ Mt Pleasant

When: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 from 12 noon to 4 pm

Where: Suite 309—877 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Y1

What:  Join us for a light lunch, an insightful talk on the rights of sex workers, learn about SWAN’s outreach work with indoors sex workers in Greater Vancouver, networking.

Meet members of SWAN Feminist Collective, our outreach volunteers and friends from organizations united in preventing violence against women.

Program:
12 noon to 4 pm: networking, light lunch
1 pm: Welcoming from SWAN Collective
1:15 pm: Talk from guest speaker — Jenny Kwan, MLA, on violence against sex workers
2 pm:  About the Preventing Violence by Protecting Rights Project
3  pm:  SWAN approach to outreach

PVPR Project objectives:
Increase the health, safety and economic security of immigrant and migrant women engaged in indoor sex work in the Lower Mainland in BC by increasing their access to social services;
Ensure that the rights of women in sex work are respected in their interactions with law enforcement officials and health and social service providers
PVPR is a project funded by Status of Women Canada.

To view your invitation (in PDF format) to the Open House and the launch of the Preventing Violence by Protecting Rights (PVPR) project, click here or copy this link and past it to your web browser.
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No reservation is required but space is limited. For more information please call SWAN Coordinator.
Tel: 604.719.6343
Email: [email protected]
www.swanvancouver.ca