Sex Work and the Law in Asia and the Pacific: Laws, HIV and Human Rights in the Context of Sex Work. Godwin J (2012)

HIV 2012_SexWorkAndLaw

Laws, policies and practices that are harmful to HIV responses in the context of sex work and the human rights of sex workers include:(i) Criminalization of sex work (ii) Punitive law enforcement practices (iii) Confiscation of condoms (iv) Criminalization of clients (v) Licensing or registration (vi) Mandatory, compulsory or coerced testing (vii) Lack of labour rights and social security rights (viii) Denial of identity documents and citizenship rights (ix) Compulsory detention centres (x) Anti-trafficking laws, policies and practices (xi) 100% Condom Use Programmes (CUPs)...



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