Last updated on: 1/11/2016 | Author: ProCon.org

Esohe Aghatise Biography

Title:
Founder and Executive Director, Associazione Iroko Onlus
Position:
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“The argument that regulation of prostitution better protects women in prostitution is deceptive. Prostitution itself is a form of violence against women and a negation of women’s fundamental human rights.”

Violence Against Women, Oct. 2004

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW), Europe Office
  • Anti-Trafficking Consultant, Equality Now, Oct. 2014-July 2015
  • Founder and Executive Director, Associazione Iroko Onlus, Oct. 1998-Sep. 2014
  • Lawyer
  • Appointed Expert on Trafficking to the United Nations (UN) Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) Expert Groups’ Meeting, 2002
Education:
  • PhD, International Economic and Trade Law, Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Italy), 1997
  • MA, International Economic and Trade Law, school unknown
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should People Have a Right to Become Prostitutes?