Prostitution in Guyana

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Prostitution in Guyana is illegal.[1]

Prostitution continues to receive greater public attention due to the high incidence of HIV/AIDS among prostitutes.[1]

The law prohibits all forms of trafficking in persons. Penalties for trafficking include three years to life imprisonment, forfeiture of property, and full restitution to the victims.


  1. ^ a b 2008 Human Rights Report: Guyana. (2009-02-25). Retrieved on 2011-03-30.