How does a pro-prostitution organisation who put under-aged girls into a brothel and who has been accused by police of keeping a brothel receive a human rights award?

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This is not a new story but, with the recent events surrounding a UNAIDS advisor being imprisoned for 15 years for pimping and sex trafficking, it is pertinent. Alejandra Gil was the founder of APROASE and Vice-President of NSWP, a group which advised UNAIDS. WHO acknowledges Gil as having assisted them in writing their recommendations. When Amnesty International was asked to name the groups with which it had consulted to reach its decision on decriminalisation, UNAIDS and WHO were the names it consistently trotted out—as did its supporters. As a side note, it’s interesting that the majority of sex worker rights organisations are staunchly defending the innocence of Gil. I have yet to see any of them defend the prostituted women who were brave enough to give evidence against Gil.

India, a country where conditions for prostitutes are wretched. Rural families with not enough to eat often give up their…

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