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HIV/AIDS

The specific objectives of the study were to explore and analyze consistencies and mismatches between existing official Brazilian policy guidelines and program implementation in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention and health care among female sex workers. Data analysis and major findings discussed throughout the report are organized around five major themes as follows: 1) STD/HIV/AIDS prevention policies and programs directed at sex workers evolved in the last two decades; Article in Social Science & Medicine Volume 72, Issue 5, March 2011, Pages 710-716.  By Evelyn Matsamura Kiapi Maclean Kamya. / Credit: Evelyn Kiapi/IPS Criminalisation is but one of the tools

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100% condom use programme

This factsheet from UNAIDS provides informationon the epidemic in Thailand. Beginning in the late 1980s, the HIV epidemic increased rapidly in Thailand, particularly in the upper Northern region. In 1990‐91, soon after it was observed that the HIV epidemic was spreading among injecting drug users and sex workers, the government acted decisively, launching a nationwide campaign to reduce HIV transmission.

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law

The minister for Community Development, Dame Carol Kidu, has asked the Law Review Commission to review the sex laws, with a possibility of prostitution and homosexuality being legalised. The director of the Aids Council Secretariat, Wep Kanawi, says the current laws are archaic and stop sex workers from getting help. The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Cabinet has endorsed a review on existing laws governing prostitution and unnatural sex offences to be undertaken by the Constitutional and Law Reform Commission (CLRC). The policy submission, from Community Development Minister Dame Carol Kidu, went before the National Executive Council on 01 June. This

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Thailand; HIV'

Beginning in the late 1980s, the HIV epidemic increased rapidly in Thailand, particularly in the upper Northern region [1, 2]. In 1990‐91, soon after it was observed that the HIV epidemic was spreading among injecting drug users and sex workers, the government acted decisively, launching a nationwide campaign to reduce HIV transmission. Theme:  Human Rights and Law

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HIV and Sex Work in Thailand

Beginning in the late 1980s, the HIV epidemic increased rapidly in Thailand, particularly in the upper Northern region [1, 2]. In 1990‐91, soon after it was observed that the HIV epidemic was spreading among injecting drug users and sex workers, the government acted decisively, launching a nationwide campaign to reduce HIV transmission. Thailand became the first country in Asia to launch the 100% Condom Use Programme (CUP) – a collaborative effort among local authorities, public health officers, sex establishment owners, and sex workers – a target was set to ensure that clients could not purchase sexual services without condom use.

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