AIDS 2012: Sex Workers and Drug Users Demand Access to AIDS 2012 [VIDEO]


Sex worker and drug user activists interrupted the opening press conference of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) on Sunday, July 22, to protest federal regulations barring sex workers and drug users from entering the U.S.

As Cyd Nova explains in this report for, inclusion of sex workers and drugs users -- 2 of the populations most heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS -- is crucial to developing sound and effective public health policy.