TITLE

Free Speech and AIDS

AUTHOR(S)
Palmer, Kimberly
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Government Executive;Oct2006, Vol. 38 Issue 17, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. groups receiving government funding to fight HIV/AIDS have refused to sign an anti-prostitution pledge. The groups do not agree with a paragraph in the legislation to fight HIV and AIDS. The paragraph states that no funds can go to any group that does not have a policy explicitly opposing prostitution and sex trafficking. The groups say that adopting such a policy would erode the trust they have developed with the high-risk people.
ACCESSION #
22703042

 

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