We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the EU market. Published 3 January The Brazilian government is highly praised for its Aids programme, which includes the distribution of free condoms and a pragmatic approach to the problem in an overwhelmingly Roman Catholic country.
Sex tourism. Mr Padilha said the message was being tested on the ministry's website, but it was not meant to be published. The message was part of a wider education programme about sexually-transmitted diseases and was aimed at reducing prejudice against sex workers.
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Health Minister Alexandre Padilha said he had never endorsed the prostitkte "I do not think this is a message the ministry should be sending. Brazil's sex tourism boom.
Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. The current campaign of awareness to sexually-transmitted diseases will go ahead, without the "happy prostitute" reference. The authorities at federal and state level have vowed to address the problem.
Brazil country profile. But this is not the first time the Health Ministry's campaigns have attracted criticism. Published 30 July The Brazilian Health Ministry has dropped an online campaign entitled "I'm happy being a prostitute".
Brazil has experienced a boom in sex tourism in recent years. It's entitled "Not ashamed of using a condom". With widespread poverty in the country, many boys and girls enter prostitution at a very young age.
Critics in Brazil say the campaign glorified prostitution.