Sex Workers, Unite! (Litigating for Sex Workers’ Freedom of Association in Russia)

Voir ce en Français

The existing legal framework in Russia makes sex work and related activities punishable offenses, leaving sex workers stigmatized, vulnerable to violence, and disproportionally affected by HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. In light of international human rights standards, in particular the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights, we examine in this paper whether the overall punitive legal ban on sex work in Russia is discriminatory.

Contributing Organization:
HIV Legal Network
Contact person:
Terry Gould
Publication Date:
2015
Resource Type:
Available language(s):
Topic(s):
Specific population(s):
Download resource(s):
Copyright:
Contact the contributor for copyright permissions.
Record last updated:
Wed, 29/07/2015 - 16:21