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HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted infections - care, support and prevention - AIDS action

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Making Sex Work Safe  >  Acknowledgements
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Making Sex Work Safe

Making Sex Work Safe
Commercial sex in context
Developing a policy framework
Strategies for education
Enabling strategies
Safe (commercial) sex
Health and safety for mobile populations and drug users
Making projects successful
Further reading
Key information sources and suppliers




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This handbook was compiled by Cheryl Overs and Paulo Longo. It includes material which was developed at the Global Programme on AIDS of the World Health Organization by Priscilla Alexander and David Wilson.

Many thanks are due to those who contributed materials and reviewed and edited text. They include Christopher Castle, Kaye Stearman, Nel Druce, Celia Till and Ingrid Emsden of AHRTAG; and Peter Gordon, Charles Meyer, Ruth Morgan Thomas" Marie Helene Mottin-Sylla, Dr Samarajit Jana, Maryann Phoenix, Barbara Gibson, Brett McMillan, Jo Doezema, Andrew Sorfleet, Cammille Cabral and Shane Petzner.

Particular thanks to Sylvio de Oliveira who designed the handbook and to Philip Leon who made the project possible.

The Network of Sex Work Projects gratefully acknowledges financial contributions to this project from the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Department for International Development (DFID) UK, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the World Health Organization and Mamacash (Netherlands).

The findings, interpretations and views expressed in this publication are entirely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect official policy of any of the contributing organisations.

Making Sex Work Safe 
Published by the Network of Sex Work Projects in collaboration with AHRTAG, London, UK.

Network of Sex Work Projects 1997. 

Any part of this publication may be reproduced without permission for educational and non-profit uses if the source is acknowledged. 

Cover artwork by Christopher Winter.

Printed by Russell Press Ltd. 

ISBN 0 907320 39 2 

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