Community Guide: Stigma and Discrimination Experienced by Sex Workers Living with HIV

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Source: 
NSWP
Year: 
2015

This is a Community Guide to the Stigma and Discrimination Experienced by Sex Workers Living with HIV briefing paper. It looks at the different types of stigma and discrimination experienced by sex workers living with HIV globally. This community guide provides recommendations for policies and practices which respect their  human rights. It uses case studies that highlight the experiences of sex  workers living with HIV and the efforts required to meet their needs, and advocate for their rights.

Contents include:

  • Whorephobia and HIV Stigma
  • Criminalisation and Regulation
  • Police, Law Enforcement and Justice
  • Health Care
  • Social Exclusion
  • Housing and Economic Discrimination
  • Migration
  • Recommendations

You can download this 7-page PDF above. This resource will be available in Chinese, French, Spanish and Russian soon.

This project was supported by the Bridging the Gaps programme and the Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund.