Sex-trafficking, Violence, Negotiating Skill, and HIV Infection in Brothel-based Sex Workers of Eastern India, Adjoining Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh

Publish Year : 2008
Publisher : Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 26(2):223-231
Author Name : Sarkar K., Bal B., Mukherjee R., Chakraborty S., Saha S., Ghosh A., and Parsons S.
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This research article describes the results of a community-based cross-sectional study conducted among brothel-based sex workers of West Bengal, eastern India, to understand sex-trafficking, violence, negotiating skills, and HIV infection in them. The study highlights that the trafficked victims faced violence, including sexual violence, to a greater magnitude, and that sexual violence was associated with acquiring HIV.


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