Research-to-Action

New Study Finds a Shockingly Simple Way to Reduce HIV Infections

Policy Mic
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Want to cut down on HIV infection rates? Decriminalize prostitution.

That's the finding of a new study published in The Lancet. The study found that decriminalizing sex workers could have a huge effect on the HIV epidemic, averting between one-third and nearly half of infections over the next decade.