Location in Regards to Sex Work

Sex Work in Calgary: Fourth Location Report

We’re considering possible locations for gameplay: here’s the fourth. The level of street sex work in Calgary has been rapidly decreasing (Platt, 2013).  In the last few years, the four main prostitution strolls in the city have diminished to two. In 2012, police received 370 prostitution-related calls, a 25% decrease from the year before. Police …

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Sex Work in Toronto: Third Location Report

We’re considering possible locations for gameplay: here’s the third. Street prostitution in Toronto was concentrated around Jarvis and Wellesley, Kingston Rd. and Parkdale (Crawford, 2009). However, police raids and gentrification have pushed sex workers to other areas of the city as well, “including Browns Line, Danforth Ave., Weston Rdl, Eglinton Ave. W. and Steeles Ave” …

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Sex Work In Vancouver’s Eastside: Second Location Report

We’re considering possible locations for gameplay: here’s the second. Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is one of the poorest neighborhoods in Canada, with “a high concentration of social problems: poverty, mental illness, open substance use and addiction, drug dealing, prostitution, crime, inadequate and insecure housing, high prevalence of diseases such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and tuberculosis, and lack …

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