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

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of prostitution. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to prostitution issues.
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?