Bringing Indonesia's Sex Workers Out of the Shadows

A news story by Ade Mardiyati in the Jakarta Globe on the 5 July 2011 describes how Feraldo “Aldo” Saragi  founded the Indonesia Social Changes Organization (OPSI) and their work to advocate for sex workers and to addresses issues of discrimination and human rights violations.

“The UN made ‘zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero HIV/AIDS-related deaths’ one of their Millennium Development Goals. How can they reach that goal by 2015 if criminalization still occurs?” he asks.

Read more on the Jakarta Globe website http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/lifestyle/bringing-indonesias-sex-workers-out-of-the-shadows/450956.

Author: 
Ade Mardiyati