TITLE

High burden of HIV disproportionally among female sex workers in lowand middle-income countries

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;May2012, Vol. 16, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the research titled "Burden of HIV among female sex workers in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis" conducted by researcher S. Baral published in the journal "Lancet Infectious Disease." According to the research, the risk of contracting HIV is 14 times higher for female sex workers as compared to women in general population. It also mentions the factors responsible for the gap include social stigma and sex work.
ACCESSION #
89472427

 

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