...but the Crown wants a 20-year sentence for convicted pimp Reza Moazemi.
Reza Moazami was found guilty last September of luring nearly a dozen young girls into prostitution in B.C.'s first human-trafficking conviction.
Also this week is Belle, a classy drama about fighting bigotry and slavery in 18th century England.
As Idle No More's first year anniversary approaches on Dec.10, Indigenous women in BC are making dents towards equality for Aboriginal people, youth, and women.
What are the holidays like for one of our city's most marginalized communities? VO brings you into Vancouver's brothels and onto its street corners to find out.
Sex workers and supporters lit candles on the steps of a police detachment as part of a global day of action.
Brushed off by the missing persons unit. Denied even her murdered daughter's possession or photos. A mother speaks out at the Missing Women Inquiry today.
900 officers stage raids over alleged attempted murder, prostitution, firearms and drug trafficking.
It's been 22 years since the Montreal massacre. We talk violence against women, and ways to end it, with a survival sex work organizer Jennifer Allan.
I have mixed feelings about the sex trade. I feel men and women enter the sex trade as a result of many complex social issues such as drug addiction, poverty, and a history of sexual abuse....