Category Archives: prostitution

  1. Kenya’s HIV Challenge: Easing Stigma For Gay Men

    via NPR, by Jason Beaubien Health officials in Kenya say reducing the transmission of HIV among gay men is a central part of their national AIDS strategy. But they face serious challenges, including the fact that homosexuality is still a crime in the East African nation. HIV rates among gay and bisexual men in Kenya are far Read More >>

    Africa, Bisexual, criminalization, discrimination, gay men, HIV, hiv prevention, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS, Kenya, MSM, National AIDS Strategy, prostitution, safer sex, STI, stigma, testing
  2. The Impact ‘Harm Reduction Strategies’ Has on Sex Workers

    via The Jurist, by Elizabeth Hand Shohagi was only fourteen when her father arranged her marriage. Sent away from her home, family and friends to marry an unknown man who was much older, she quickly discovered her partner’s violent nature. The abuse sent her fleeing back home to a family that rejected her for disobeying her father, Read More >>

    government, HIV, India, prostitution, public health, sex work, USA
  3. AIDS advocates inaugurate Obama as the President who will finally change the way the US fights AIDS

    (Check out the full press release.)On November 20, one thousand people living with HIV and allies from across the United States rallied in front of the White House to hold an “inauguration ceremony” for Barack Obama as the president who, during his first one hundred days, will prioritize policies to end the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. Read More >>

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  4. Revealed: the truth about brothels

    A survey into London’s off-street sex industry has exposed just how widespread it is – and documents in disturbing detail the plight of the women trapped in it. Via The Guardian The men were undertaking research for Big Brothel: a Survey of the Off-Street Sex Industry in London, the most comprehensive study ever conducted into brothels in Read More >>

    anal sex, brothel, human rights, prostitution, sex work, UK, women