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  • U.N. Commission Calls for Legalizing Prostitution Worldwide

    07/24/2012 4:43:50 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 23, 2012 | Amanda Swysgood
    A report issued by the United Nations-backed Global Commission on HIV and the Law; recommends that nations around the world get rid of “punitive” laws against prostitution—or what it calls “consensual sex work”—and decriminalize the voluntary use of illegal injection drugs in order to combat the HIV epidemic. … The commission calls laws against prostitution “bad laws,” and said criminalizing injecting drug use and prostitution stands in the way of “effective HIV responses.” … Dr. Janice Crouse, the director of the Beverly LaHaye Institute at Concerned Women for America in Washington, D.C., says the proposal to redefine and decriminalize prostitution...