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Sex Work, Violence And HIV In Asia- From Evidence To Safety
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Sex workers endure a disproportionate burden of violence, in their work and personal lives. This violence denies them rights — to equal protection under the law; to protection from torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment; and the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. Violence against sex workers has life-long and life- threatening consequences that increase HIV risk in a range of direct and indirect ways.Community empowerment is a critical enabler for improving key populations’ living conditions, developing strategies for health and rights interventions and redressing violations of the human rights of people from key populations. Community empowerment can take many forms, such as meaningful participation of people from key populations in designing services, peer education, implementation of legal literacy and service programs, and fostering key population-led groups and key population-led programs and service delivery.
#SexWork #Violence #HIV #Safety
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UNFPA, APNSW, UNDP ,   (2015 )
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Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
VIOLENCE, AIDS, HIV/AIDS, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, HIV INFECTIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, RISK, SEX WORKERS, TRANSGENDER PERSONS, WOMEN, MENTAL HEALTH, PHYSICAL HEALTH, SEXUAL VIOLENCE, ECONOMIC VIOLENCE, RAPE, POLICE, DISCRIMINATION, HEALTH CARE DELIVERY, FINANCIAL RESOURCES, HIV TRANSMISSION, MEDICAL TREATMENT, LAWS, CONSENSUS, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, CONDOMS, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, DECRIMINALIZATION
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 UNFPA : Population studies
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14.05.03  -  Social Development
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