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“Retired activist” Puts Case Against Amnesty International to WILPF for Human Rights Week 12/4/15

Australian feminist, environmental activist and whistleblower Isla MacGregor gave a compelling case against Amnesty International’s “Sex Work policy” at the Women’s International League For Peace and Freedom (WILPF)  forum in Hobart, Tasmania today .

MacGregor was invited to speak by Human Rights Award recipient Linley Grant.

The  talk by the self- described “retired activist”, (who recently won the Volcano Art Prize for her evocative photographs of the environmental impacts of mining on both the earth and community)  was “well received”and praised as “informative and mind-changing” by attendees at the forum.

MacGregor’s talk has been taken as a case to the WILPF branch of the United Nations.

“How will Amnesty International’s Sex Trade Policy

Impact on Human Rights,

Poverty and Violence to Women Globally?”

Talk by Isla MacGregor for the

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Forum in Human Rights Week, Hobart 4 December 2015

Introduction

Thank you Linley for inviting me to give this presentation during the 2015 Human Rights Week events in Hobart.

“Prostitution affects all women because it affects the way men regard women.”-  Julian Burnside – ‏@JulianBurnside #qanda 5:36 AM – 1 Sep 2014 

(Julian Burnside AO QC is an Australian barrister, human rights and refugee advocate, and author.)  For more info: https://sim345.wordpress.com/2015/12/04/retired-activist-puts-case-against-amnesty-international-to-wilpf-for-human-rights-week/