Pattaya Draft Declaration on Sex Work in Asia and the Pacific 2010

Published: October 15, 2010

Pattaya Draft Declaration on Sex Work in Asia and the Pacific 2010

This Declaration has been agreed by sex workers representing regional, national and local networks of sex workers present at Pattaya Thailand 12-16 October 2010.  APNSW will be conducting a consultation to finalise this document.

It represents a unified and rights based approach to the reduction of HIV among adult sex workers.

Preamble

Recognising that:

Sex workers of all genders are subject to violence, both in their personal lives and at work. This violence is a manifestation of stigma, discrimination and judgemental attitudes.

International and national trafficking law and policy has resulted in increased violence against and oppression of sex workers.

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