Deconstructing Sex Work and Sex Trafficking

November 8, 2017 @ 12:46 am – 1:46 am


A conference addressing these and other current social issues from a harm reduction perspective

Harm Reduction Hawaii and its partner organizations will present a conference at the Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu on the island of Oahu.  To reserve rooms, click here.

This is not one of the series of regular Harm Reduction Conferences, as it will focus almost entirely on a single subject area.  Some confirmed speakers and topics include:

Annalee Lepp, of the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
Kamala Kempadoo, editor of Global Sex Workers-Rights, Resistance, and Redefinition
Nandita Sharma, University of Hawaii professor and an expert on labor trafficking
Meda Chesney-Lind, University of Hawaii professor and an expert on the crimes of teenage girls
Reverend Pam Vessels, an expert on the “pimp/ho” culture as it existed in Hawaii in the 1990’s
Lorraine Robinson, who will provide a training on trauma informed care
Continuing Education credits may be available for social workers.

Register online or by mail.  Note: Speakers and volunteers should register by mail unless wanting to make a donation.