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Migrant labour, sexual networking and multi-partnered sex in Malawi

Chirwa, Wiseman Chijere


This paper shows the possible connections between migrant labour, multi-partnered sexual activity, sexual networking and the spread of AIDS in Malawi. It focuses on the economic, social, cultural and mobility factors, and their effect on the spread of the disease. Migrant labourers, like truck drivers, itinerant traders, and prostitutes, are a high-risk group both at the place of their work, and especially in their areas of origin. The paper also looks at the difficulties of research on HIV and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Journal article


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