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Legalize Prostitution Hiv Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Conservative Botswana, a Push to Legalize Prostitution

The former president of Botswana wants the country to decriminalize prostitution in order to facilitate HIV prevention initiatives with sex workers. One in four adults have HIV in Botswana, and that rate has hardly moved during the last decade. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex Workers Worldwide Should Receive Legal Recognition, Rights to Control Spread of HIV, Researchers at AIDS Conference Say

Countries should legally recognize commercial sex work in criminal and labor laws to effectively control the spread of HIV among sex workers and the general population, researchers said at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Proposition K Calls for Legal Prostitution in San Francisco

A proposal to decriminalize prostitution in San Francisco has local leaders divided. Proposition K would bar the Police Department from investigating and prosecuting prostitution. It would deny funding for the citys First Offender Prostitution... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Legal prostitution

Recently I went to a legal brothel in nevada and had protected sex with a prostitute. Now I am worried that I might have an std or worse hiv. I know the girls are tested weekly but I can't shake this bad feeling that I have. Is this type of...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiCondoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. You wore a condom! Good job, way to protect yourself. This would work the same way if you had met someone at a bar or... Read more »

Are registered prostitutes HIV free?

Some people say the chances are relatively lower to contract HIV disease if they engage sex activaty with registered prostitutes. As far as I know many countries including USA allow some licensed brothels or red light district to do bussiness. All...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Some countries do have legalized and regulated prostitution. Because I amnot familiar with the rules and regulations of legalized prostitution outsideof the USA, I cannot tell you how safe it is. But never assume... Read more »

Legal action against HIV+ve person

I feel sympathetic for those suffering from HIV, but quite the opposite for those who KNOWINGLY INFECT others.I am -ve but I've been involved in sexual relationship with a few over the years. Hence, I am wondering, if a HIV +ve person who knows...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Rick,I'll repost a few questions from the archives that addresses not only HIV disclosure laws, but also my personal belief that each of us, and not just those who are HIV positive, is responsible for preventing the further spread of... Read more »

Is this legal?

Dr Bob, I am a physician who recently diagnosed a prostitute with HIV/AIDS. Whilst she won't admit it I suspect she is a drug user as well. She is 25, with a high viral load, she claims she takes her meds (I think she misses some due to her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your patient presents a difficult problem. Certainly I would continue to try to work with her to address her drug problem, adherence issues and HIV prevention/transmission concerns by involving social services and AIDS support networks, if she... Read more »
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Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous

The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in collaboration... Read more »

How to legally find out AIDS death?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My friend's girlfriend left him and had been living with another man for two months. The man was a drug user and lived hundreds of miles away. No one knows him. Two weeks ago, the man was hospitalized for pneumonia. After a week or so, the... Read more »

hand job by prostitute

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you get hiv from a hand job by a prostitute???

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story about anthony johnson: forced prostitution

Posted by 6arywary, 3 Replies
has anyone heard the story of anthony johnson? he was a boy who was sexually abused, forced into prostitution by his parents, and it eventually led him to contract aids. then he was adopted by his social worker.
i just heard about this story... Read more »