HCM City: 80% of female sex workers get access to harm reduction services VGP – As many as 287,604 people including high-risk people and female sex workers in Ho Chi Minh City have gotten access to the HIV/AIDS prevention program during 2016-2020, making up 80% and 70% of female prostitutes and men who have sex with men (MSM), respectively.
UNAIDS: Sex workers must not be left behind in response to COVID-19 VGP - The COVID-19 pandemic, as with other health crises, exposes existing inequalities and disproportionately affects people already criminalized, marginalized and living in financially precarious situations, often outside social protection mechanisms.
11,639 prostitutes recorded nationwide VGP – As of July 2019, as many as 922 prostitution sites with around 11,639 prostitutes were recorded nationwide, said Vice President of Viet Nam Women's Union Nguyen Thi Tuyet at a prostitution prevention communication program for 400 local people in the central province of Thua Thien Hue.
Quang Binh launches pilot program supporting prostitutes VGP – The Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in the central province of Quang Binh has launched a pilot program on supporting the capacity of peer groups, self-reliant groups and clubs of prostitutes in getting access, communicate and support to reduce, prevent and control gender violence.
Ha Noi uncovers 53 sites with prostitution activities in first half of 2019 VGP – The capital city of Ha Noi’s police force detected 53 sites with prostitution activities and arrested 240 people involved in the first half of 2019.