Catherine Healy

Catherine Healy obtained a BA and a Diploma in Teaching from Victoria University and Welling Teachers College, and was awarded the Suffrage Medal in 1993 from Queen Elizabeth II for services to women. She is currently the National Coordinator of the New Zealand Prostitutes Collective.

Legalizing Prostitution: New Zealand’s Example

Should prostitution be legalized? It has been ten years since New Zealand parliamentarians, after considerable debate and encouragement from sex workers, mainstream women’s organizations, and public health advocates, voted for changes to the laws governing prostitution. The Prostitution Reform Act 2003 (PRA) heralded a significant turnaround in approach, repealing laws that had been used... Continue Reading

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