Decriminalisation of sex work respects human rights
19 May 2009
A statement issued by Aids Legal Network (ALN), Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre, Sex Worker Education Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) and South African National AIDS Council Women's Sector Task Team after the South African Law Reform Commission released its discussion paper on sex work. Read Decriminalisation of sex work respects human rights
Decriminalise prostitution to prevent abuse by police
by Peta Krost Maunder, the Weekender July 18, 2009
THE head of the Gauteng Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD ) says the government should consider decriminalising the sex industry to curb police sexually and physically abusing sex workers.
Adv Siphokazi Moleshe said this week at a Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre seminar on police abuse of sex workers, that this was one of the few solutions to this problem.
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