Nowhere to Go: A Public Dialogue on Youth & Sexual Exploitation

6:00pm, March 7, 2018

Rowe Building, Room 1020, Dalhousie University

Keynote: Dr. Lauren Casey

Co-investigator on The Ethics Project, Capacity Research Unit, UBC


Dametre Peverill, First Voice Youth

Charlene Gagnon, Advocacy and Research Manager at YWCA Halifax

Wanda Taylor, Executive Director of the Stepping Stone Association

Denise John, Victim Support Navigator


Kelly Toughill, Associate Professor, School of Journalism, University of King’s College



In Nova Scotia, youth involved in the sex trade or at risk between ages 16 and 18 have no programs, services, or support.

This forum focuses on the policy, research, and ethics surrounding these gaps, featuring a keynote and panel of experts in sex work.

In partnership with the Healthy Populations Institute (HPI), the MacEachen InstituteStepping StoneCanadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs (CCEPA), and the School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University Faculty of HealthDalhousie University.