"Submission to the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board: 3 Pillars" June 07

The “Three Pillars” is a new approach to sex work within the UNAIDS, discussed at the 20th meeting of the Programme Coordinating Board (PCB), Geneva, Switzerland, 25-27 June 2007. This submission is from Scarlet Alliance, The Australian Sex Workers Association. The “Three Pillars” does not reflect or include the voices of sex workers, and is in direct opposition to evidence based approaches to HIV prevention. Sex workers request a serious re-evaluation of UNAIDS approaches to sex work, an inclusion of sex workers as part of that process, and the prompt recall of the “Three Pillars” while these consultations occur.