When I visited a VCT [voluntary counselling and testing] clinic, health personnel were not polite and immediately asked me if I was a sex worker. Migrant sex workers often become the targets of both police and immigration officers, especially those who cross borders both legally and illegally and do not have immigration status. This [sex worker rights leaflet] has been very helpful…when the authorities come I tell them I know my rights. Despite this, policies that conflate sex work and trafficking have dominated approaches to sex work over the past decade. But they were paid highly, and they gradually came to accept their work peacefully. It is argued that legalising or decriminalising sex work is beneficial to curbing the HIV epidemic because it allows governments to monitor and regulate the sex trade. The Avahan programme has been working with key affected populations in six southern India states since
In Lesotho, for example, where HIV prevalence among female sex workers was estimated at
Sex ratio at birth (male births per female births)
By the end ofaboutU. The brothel opened for business Sept. The Avahan programme has been working with key affected populations in six southern India states since She said there were many young single mothers as a result of this because many of the loggers return to their home countries when their contracts end. At the time of the commission of the offence the girl was a prostitute.