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End of sex worker pledge a boost to HIV work: experts

AFP, WASHINGTON

The WHO recommended lat year that countries work toward decriminalization of sex work and urged improved access to health services for people who engage in sex for money.

The WHO says sex workers face a much higher HIV risk than other people because of multiple partners, unsafe working conditions and difficulty negotiating consistent condom use.

According to UNAIDS, less than 1 percent of global funding for HIV prevention has been spent on HIV and sex work.

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