Sex Work and the Law in Asia and the Pacific is devoted to endure an evidence-base for the following instutions and departments:
- policy makers working in government, regional and multilateral organizations;
- participants of the judiciary;
- civil society organizations;
- donor agencies;
- sex workers.
These facilities are taken part in advocacy to enhance the legal and policy providing environment for HIV responses. The trial unites 48 countries of the Asia-Pacific region emphasizing low and middle-income countries.
The key points described are:
- Criminalization of sex work;
- Punitive law enforcement practices;
- Confiscation of condoms;
- Criminalization of clients;
- Licensing or registration;
- Mandatory, compulsory or coerced testing;
- Lack of labour rights and social security rights;
- Denial of identity documents and citizenship rights;
- Compulsory detention centres;
- Anti-trafficking laws, policies and practices;
- 100% Condom Use Programmes (CUPs).