Elene Lam

Elene Lam holds a Master of Social Work and a Master of Law, with a specialization in human rights. She is currently a PhD student at McMaster University, where she is researching the harms associated with anti-trafficking initiatives. Elene has been actively engaged in work related to human rights, violence against women, migration, gender, and sex work justice for over 20 years. She has also served as a sessional faculty at McMaster University. Elene is the executive director and a founder of Butterfly.

Anti-racism: Asian massage and sex workers should not be left behind
Elene Lam
March 28, 2021
Punitive bylaw enforcement increases risk of violence for massage workers
March 11, 2020
Violence against women includes violence against sex workers
Elene Lam
December 17, 2019
Law enforcement
Human trafficking rhetoric is driving Toronto’s review of holistic centre licensing
May 21, 2019