Sex Work

UN Report Calls For Decriminalization of Prostitution

Recommendation only applies to Asia

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BANGKOK — Results of the first U.N. study examining how the criminalization of prostitution has affected the lives of sex workers across Asia and worsened HIV epidemics have been released. 

The U.N. surveyed sex workers in 48 countries across Asia to determine how prostitution laws affect the safety and health of prostitutes and their families.