A systematic review of the correlates of violence against sex workers.

@article{Deering2014ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the correlates of violence against sex workers.},
  author={Kathleen Deering and Avni Amin and Jean Shoveller and Ariel Nesbitt and Claudia Garc{\'i}a-Moreno and Putu K. Duff and Elena Argento and Kate Shannon},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2014},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={e42-54}
}
We conducted a systematic review in June 2012 (updated September 2013) to examine the prevalence and factors shaping sexual or physical violence against sex workers globally. We identified 1536 (update = 340) unique articles. We included 28 studies, with 14 more contributing to violence prevalence estimates. Lifetime prevalence of any or combined workplace violence ranged from 45% to 75% and over the past year, 32% to 55%. Growing research links contextual factors with violence against sex… CONTINUE READING

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