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Elliot Penner and Shelley Cook of the John Howard Society talk about a Prostitution Offender Program that 13 men arrested for soliciting prostitutes recently participated in. Thirteen men snared in police stings last fall have gone to school for a day and learned the risks of buying sex from prostitutes. The men were caught in undercover operations that involved a female officer posing as a prostitute in Kelowna and Vernon. Other Mounties were nearby and arrested them as soon as they asked what services she provided.
If the "johns" had no record and were co-operative, they got one chance to dodge their date in court and learn how to change their behaviour. Community agencies teamed up to teach the johns how communicating with sex workers affects the women, themselves and downtown businesses along the stroll. The pilot program taught four women from Kelowna and Vernon how to say no to men, ways to respect their bodies and themselves, and how to avoid situations that degrades or endangers them.
Like the men, if they completed the 2. Former prostitutes on the road to recovery shared their stories with the women. The goal is to get the women out of their risky lifestyles and into transitional housing, said Jenn Straume of NOW Canada, a non-profit agency that serves women at risk. Anxiety and depression are big components. Although prostitutes work in bars, clubs and massage parlours, police arrested only those on the street. One participant was 62 years old. All four completed the program.
The men ranged in age from 22 to They watched a documentary that gave a sex worker's perspective. They learned about sexually transmitted infections and the risks of contracting a disease like HIV when not using a condom. They found out the consequences of a criminal conviction and the risk to their family relationships.
It's not uncommon for men to be married and have baby car seats in the back when they pick up a woman, said Cook. You're entering a vehicle with another individual.