Research-to-Action

Legalising sex work would slash HIV toll

globalpost
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Scrapping laws that ban sex work would slash the number of HIV infections over the next decade, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum on Tuesday...

...Seeking an answer, researchers reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference said they made a mathematical model based on grassroots data from a range of countries.

Of all the main policy options, decriminalisation was by far the most effective, they found.