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Grupo Asesor del ONUSIDA sobre el VIH y el Trabajo Sexual - Términos de Referencia revisados 2010 Spanish

Estos términos de referencia, desarrollado conjuntamente por los representantes del Grupo de Trabajo Mundial sobre el VIH y la Política de Trabajo Sexual y el sistema de las Naciones Unidas, encaminados a mejorar las consultas sobre el VIH y el trabajo sexual entre el ONUSIDA y los trabajadores sexuales.

Travailler A Moindre Risque

Ceci est une brochure sur la sécurité au travail fait pour les travailleurs du sexe par les travailleurs et les organisations de sexe cinq pays de l'UE. La brochure est disponible en bulgare, anglais, français, polonais, portugais et espagnol. La brochure vise les travailleurs du sexe travaillant dans les hôtels, appartements, maisons closes, clubs, bars, salons de massage, saunas, sex shops, et autres lieux intérieurs. Le dépliant est le résultat de nos expériences locales. Il présente des conseils et des conseils relatifs à la sécurité au travail, et des informations sur la législation du travail du sexe en Bulgarie, France, Allemagne, Italie et Portugal.
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"Who is Helsinki?" Sex workers advise improving communication for good participatory practice in clinical trials

After premature closures in 2004 of biomedical human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention trials involving sex workers in Africa and Asia, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention (AVAC) undertook consultations to establish better participatory guidelines for such trials in order to address ethical concerns. This study investigated sex workers’ knowledge and beliefs about research ethics and good participatory practices (GPP) and the perspectives of sex workers on research participation. A 33-question survey based on criteria identified by UNAIDS and AVAC was translated into three other languages.

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Behind Closed Doors

This report focuses on indoor sex work primarily because, while these sex workers are largely invisible, they face many of the same problems as the more visible street-based prostitutes. The stereotypes of indoor sex workers encompass only extremes of either wealth and glamour or coercion and violence. The true picture reveals a more nuanced reality—the majority of indoor sex workers in this study live surprisingly precarious lives, and encounter a high level of exactly the same problems faced by street-based sex workers, including violence, constant fear of police interference, and a lack of substantive support services. Finding concrete and reality-based solutions to the needs of this invisible, vulnerable, and marginalised community is imperative to helping them create safe and stable lives.

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Research Governance Framework For Health and Social Care

The Government is committed to enhancing the contribution of research to health and social care, and to the partnership between services and science. Research is essential to the successful promotion and protection of health and well-being and to modern and effective health and social care services. At the same time, research can involve an element of risk, both in terms of return on investment and sometimes for the safety and well-being of the research participants. Proper governance of research is therefore essential to ensure that the public can have confidence in, and benefit from, quality research in health and social care. The public has a right to expect high scientific, ethical and financial standards, transparent decision-making processes, clear allocation of responsibilities and robust monitoring arrangements.

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Ethics Review of Social Care Research: Options Appraisal and Guidelines.

The consultation is to obtain views on ethics review of social care research. Comments are welcomed from those working in social care research and practice communities, from service users/carers or organisations representing them and from members of the public with an interest in research. The consultation follows the six criteria for consultation set out in Cabinet Office Code of Practice.

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Working with Women in Prostitution: A Critical Dimension of HIV prevention

An amendment to H.R. 1298, the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDs, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act, seeks to deny U.S. funding to organisations that do not have a policy explicitly opposing prostitution. The amendment, which was offered by representative Chris Smith of New Jersey and passed 24 to 22, reads:

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Sex, Work, Rights: Changing Canada’s Criminal Laws to Protect Sex Workers’ Health and Human Rights (short version)

This booklet explains how Canada’s criminal laws related to prostitution affect the health and the human rights of sex workers. It recommends changes to those laws to improve the lives of sex workers. This booklet is based on the report Sex, work, rights: reforming Canadian criminal laws on prostitution (click for more information and to download the 124 page report), published in 2005 by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.

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Le défi (raté) du changement : Analyse du rapport du Sous-comité de l’examen des lois sur le racolage

Le défi du changement » est un titre qui sied bien au rapport du Sous-comité de l’examen des lois sur le racolage de la Chambre des communes, rendu public en décembre 2006. En effet, le Sous-comité n’a pas relevé le défi , qui consistait à recommander des changements législatifs qui sont urgemment requis, au Canada, pour protéger et réaliser les droits des travailleuses et travailleurs sexuels adultes, à la santé et à la sécurité, ainsi que leurs droits humains.

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