Sex workers' life more important than law says PNG governor | Pacific Beat

Sex workers' life more important than law says PNG governor

Sex workers' life more important than law says PNG governor

Updated 5 December 2014, 18:00 AEDT

Port Moresby's Governor has said he's willing to disregard laws that prosecute sex workers if it means they can lead a better life.

Sex workers and men who have sex with men are criminalised under Papua New Guinean law, which experts believe leads to higher rates of HIV.

Presenter: Yara Murray-Atfield

Speaker: Powes Parkop, governor of Port Moresby; Cathy Ketepa, manager of Friends Frangipani; Janelle Fawkes, chief executive of Scarlet Alliance

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