Click here to read full story on CNSNews.com) - A report issued by the United Nations-backed Global Commission on HIV and the Law; recommends that nations around the world get rid of “punitive” laws against prostitution – or what it calls “consensual sex work” -- and decriminalize the voluntary use of illegal injection drugs in order to combat the HIV epidemic.
The commission, which is made up of 15 former heads of state, legal
scholars and HIV/AIDS activists, was convened in 2010 by U.N.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and is jointly backed by the United
Nations Development Programme and UNAIDS – the Joint U.N. Programme on