Legalising sex work would slash HIV toll

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.