Policy Brief: Sex Work, Violence and HIV in Asia - From Evidence to Safety

Publications - Released in 2015

Evidence, on the nature and impact of violence, as well as what works to reduce and respond to risk of harm and HIV, is increasing. In recent years, a series of key studies and global and regional guidance has been released. This brief brings together the latest findings and recommendations for advocates, programmers and policy-makers, to identify priorities and implement effective policy and program strategies for putting this growing body of knowledge into practice.


  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)