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Alison Clancey: Sex Workers and Immigrant Women

alison clancey: Police, perplexingly, think that this is a trust-building exercise, said Alison Clancey, executive director of SWAN Vancouver Society, an organization that supports migrant and immigrant women in the sex trade, according to Globe and Mail. It's using deception and manipulation to get women to come to hotel rooms, and for some reason, they think sex workers will be grateful. As well, some sex workers who have been targeted in these operations have described the events as frightening and traumatic. But that's just not the case. Police did not respond to a request for comment from The Globe and Mail. SWAN Vancouver Society is among 24 signatories of an open letter sent to B.C. RCMP on Thursday. ( As reported in the news.