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Sex Worker report recommendations

By TORIKA CHANDRA
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Update: 6:17PM THE Integrated Behavioural and Biological Survey and Size Estimation of Sex Workers in Fiji: HIV Prevention Project report gave 13 recommendations to stakeholders, NGOs and the government in understanding the nature and extent of sex work in Fiji, rates of HIV and STIs and their knowledge around safe sex practices.

The recommendations included action to reduce prevalence of HIV and STIs among sex workers, the improvement of access and uptake of sexual health services and the improvement of awareness and understanding among sex workers of HIV and STIs and safer sex practices.

 The report also recommended that the government needed to be encouraged to decriminalise sex work.


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