IAC Washington/Kolkata joint session: The Oldest Profession: Is Sex Work, Work?

This joint session featuring speakers from both Kolkata and Washington looked at the legal, policy, labour and public health rationale for creating an enabling environment in which sex work is integrated into communities as simply another occupation.

The keynote speaker was Naomi Akers from St James Infirmary. Other speakers and their topics were:

  • The Nature and Scale of the Burden of HIV on Sex Workers - Deanna Kerrigan, United States
  • Sex Work as Work: ILO Recommendation 200 - Richard Howard
  • Thailand Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice  - Kay Thi Win, Myanmar
  • Progress Made and Challenges Identified - Akram Anwar, India

You can also download the MP3 audio file from the Global Health / KFF website.

Source (institute/publication): 
Kaiser Family Foundation