Three women gather at an information table at a public event. Beside them is a large red umbrella with words painted on that say "Sex work is real work."

Protest at Kitchener City Hall to mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers


City News Kitchener

17 December 2019

Protest at Kitchener City Hall to mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (Kitchener Today)

Every December 17, sex workers and advocates come together—wearing red and carrying a red umbrella—to bring attention to the dangers in their line of work, and to call for greater justice.

Sex Worker’s Action Network (SWAN) have been organizing the local ‘die-in’ for the past few years, where protesters lie on the ground to represent all the lives lost in the sex trade.


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