Research-to-Action

The End of AIDS?

The Tyee
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

...We should also urge the government to move toward decriminalizing sex work, in the wake of the historic Bedford decision by the Supreme Court finding Canada's prostitution laws unconstitutional.

One more reason to support decriminalization of sex work surfaced this summer with the release of research conducted in part in Canada that suggests decriminalizing sex work could reduce HIV infections among prostitutes by 33 to 46 per cent.