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Infographic: The US’s anti-prostitution pledge is hindering the war on AIDS

TweetThe Nation has some interesting infographics on the effect of the US’s anti-prostitution pledge. The US provides nearly 60 percent of global funds to fight the AIDS epidemic–money that low-income countries absolutely depend on. But, as Melissa Gira Grant explains, for the last decade, it’s comes with the catch–pushed by conservative Rep. Chris Smith but supported by some [...]
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Sex Workers Protest Discrimination on the World Stage

Tweet Photo Courtesy of the Global Network of Sex Work Projects As you all may know (because we like to talk your ear off about it here on Feministing), the United States currently endorses an explicitly discriminatory policy against sex workers, via PEPFAR, our international HIV/AIDS aid policy that contains an anti-prostitution pledge requirement. This [...]
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