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Life circumstances of women entering sex Work in Nagaland, India

Bowen, Kathryn; Dzuvichu, Bernice; Rungsung, Rachel; Devine, Alexandra; Hocking, Jane S; Kermode, Michelle


Background and objectives: The study objective was to enhance understanding of female sex workers' lives in Nagaland, India (one of the country's highest HIV prevalence states), to inform the development of interventions to reduce HIV transmission and assist women who want to leave sex work. Methods: A cross-sectional survey (n = 220) and semi-structured interviews (n = 30) were conducted with sex workers. Topics included the following: life situation currently and at time of initial engagement...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1177/1010539509355190


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