UNAIDS Guidance Note on HIV and Sex Work 2007


This Guidance Note has been developed to provide a unified approach by the UNAIDS Cosponsoring agencies to the reduction of HIV vulnerabilities in the context of sex work, where sex workers are defined as adults, 18 years and over. Its specific focus is the urgent need to provide access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for all sex workers, and to provide life choices and occupational alternatives to sex work, including for sex workers living with HIV.

This document includes:

  • Introduction
  • Guiding Principles for the United Nations Response
  • A comprehensive framework for action: the three pillars

You can download this 11 page PDF resource above. This resource is in English.