Research-to-Action

Decriminalising sex work would cut HIV infections by a third

Imperial College London
Thursday, July 24, 2014

...Dr. Kate Shannon, first author of the study at the University of British Columbia, said: "Our findings clearly show that structural factors remain paramount to an effective HIV response in sex work. Governments and policy makers can no longer ignore the evidence that decriminalisation will protect health and human rights of sex workers."