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AIDS AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING

AIDS AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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In some countries, like Thailand, Aids has reached pandemic proportions, with the number of infected nationally estimated at 1 million of a 65 million population. This is fueled by the commercial sex industry which makes up the largest part of Thailand's GDP.
In some countries, like Thailand, Aids has reached pandemic proportions, with the number of infected nationally estimated at 1 million of a 65 million population. This is fueled by the commercial sex industry which makes up the largest part of Thailand's GDP.

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Published by: ckiara on Sep 11, 2011
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stigmatization. Often they are spit on and completely deniedreintegration into their societies as governments and fellow citizensfear they will spread the disease.Aids is a perpetual fear and daily reality of so many of the girls inbrothels. They are servicing up to 40 men a day, many of whomrefuse to use condoms. Often when the girls insist they are beaten fortheir insolence and lack of submission. In some countries, likeThailand, Aids has reached pandemic proportions, with the number of infected nationally estimated at 1 million of a 65 million population.This is fueled by the commercial sex industry which makes up thelargest part of Thailand's GDP. The government can't afford for sextourism to be adversely affected so they have often repressed statisticsand further endangered the lives of brothel workers.There is also a fair amount of ignorance and superstition surroundingthe AIDS virus. One such predominantly Asian and African folklore,is that men can be cured of the disease by sleeping with a virgin. Thisfuels the trafficking of younger and younger girls who can bemedically verified as virgins, and who then can have there virginitysold at enormous profit for brothel owners. Also these girls then arepotentially infected the very first time they are raped.There are other potential innocent victims of the AIDS virus. Wivesof the men who contract it at brothels. Although this may not seem tohave a direct link of to the trafficking of women it ultimately can.When parents die of AIDS their children become vulnerable. Orphansare one of the easiest groups to traffick and sexually exploit.According to a UNAIDS study there are eleven million AIDS orphansin the sub-Saharan region of Africa alone. With little or no

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The government can't afford for sex tourism to be adversely affected so they have often repressed statistics and further endangered the lives of brothel workers. There is also a fair amount of ignorance and superstition surrounding the AIDS virus. One such predominantly Asian and African folklore, is that men can be cured of the disease by sleeping with a virgin. This fuels the trafficking of you

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