Uganda Govt Urged to Decriminalise Sex Work

Members of parliament have been asked not to criminalise sex work as they debate and ready  themselves to pass the pending Sexual Offences Bill of 2015 into law. The activists say that criminalisation of sex work discourages sex workers from accessing the necessary HIV/Aids testing and treatment as they stay in hiding for fear of being arrested - worsening the HIV scourge.

Demonstrations. Women and human rights activists display placards calling upon MPs not to criminalise prostitution as they debate and pass the pending Sexual Offences Bill into law in Kampala.

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