- Enact legislation to remove
criminal and administrative sanctions against voluntary, consensual adult sex
work and related offenses, such as solicitation.
- End periodic mobilization
campaigns to “sweep away prostitution and pornography” (saohuang
dafei) that have generated widespread and severe abuses against women
engaging in sex work.
- Publicly commit to strict
nationwide enforcement of provisions that prohibit arbitrary arrests and
detentions, police brutality, coerced confessions, and torture, and ensure
swift prosecution of police officers who violate these provisions.
- Immediately end mandatory
HIV/AIDS testing of sex workers, require informed consent prior to
testing, inform anyone tested for HIV of the results, make appropriate
counseling available before and after the test, and implement testing programs
that conform with international standards.
- Initiate consultations with
sex workers and relevant nongovernmental organizations to consider other
legislative reforms to better protect the rights of sex workers.