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By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

New Zealand Herald, New Zealand
Thursday May 13, 2010 - In a Sex workers are safer, healthier and more willing to go to police since prostitution was decriminalised, but the stigma remains a problem, according to a book on the changing industry.

By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

Sport24, South Africa
May 5, 2010, Cape Town - Sex work researchers have dismissed fears of a massive rise in human trafficking for the World Cup, saying cash-strapped NGOs could be tagging onto the tournament to win extra resources.

By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

OneIndia
Thursday, March 4, 2010 -Kolkata, Mar 4 (ANI): Over 500 sex workers gathered from different red light areas in Kolkata to stage a candle light procession on the occasion of the 'International Sex Workers Rights Day'.

By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

Associated Press
March 25, 2010, Paris -- French sex workers are protesting a lawmaker's proposal to legalize brothels in France, saying they want a law that bans active solicitiation repealed instead.

By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

MediaGlobal
April 22, 2010, India -- As the United Nations calls for a greater focus on reproductive health this week, sex workers in India are independently advocating for their often overlooked needs and rights.

By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

IPS,
Apr 2, 2010, SUVA Fiji - In February 2010, Fiji passed a new anti-prostitution degree that creates harsher penalties for ‘crimes’ associated with prostitution. Two months later, and article by the Inter Press Service highlights the criticism leveled against the new decree.

By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

Hurryet DailyNews, Turkey
Apr 24, 2010, Istanbul – Activists and sex workers in Turkey are working on a project to establish Turkey’s first sex workers union. They are hopeful about finding a solution to their problems and changing society’s approach toward sex workers.

By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

Sify news, India
April 26, 2010 -- Sex workers in West Bengal have pooled their resources to set up a primary school for their children as well as those of slum dwellers.
Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, an organisation working for the uplift of sex workers and their families in West Bengal, has built the school at Titagarh in North 24-Parganas district, 30 km away from Kolkata.

By Aliya on Jul 11th, 2010

AllAfrica Global Media, Uganda
28 April 2010 - Kampala — Uganda's community of prostitutes has long been considered a weak link in the fight against AIDS. Popular opinion holds that most of them are infected with HIV and that they are powerless to play a decisive role in the fight against HIV transmission.

By admin on Jul 3rd, 2010

KNX1070, USA
Jul 4, 2010 - In this live-and-let-live town, where medical marijuana clubs do business next to grocery stores and an annual fair celebrates sadomasochism, prostitutes could soon walk the streets without fear of arrest.

San Francisco would become the first major U.S. city to decriminalize prostitution if voters next month approve Proposition K - a measure that forbids local authorities from investigating, arresting or prosecuting anyone for selling sex.

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