Blog: Anti-Prostitution Policy Hinders Global AIDS Fight
October 23, 2009
On The Hill's "Congress Blog," Laura Abel, of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, examines the U.S.'s current "anti-prostitution policy requirement" that "forces non-profits that receive federal funds to fight HIV/AIDS overseas to adopt organizational policies explicitly opposing prostitution," and HHS's "goal of revising regulations that implement the policy requirement." According to Abel, "This is a crucial moment for the public to play a role in shaping those regulations," which she says harm the global fight against HIV/AIDS (10/20).
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