Exchange of sex for resources: HIV risk and gender norms in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.

@article{Bandali2011ExchangeOS,
  title={Exchange of sex for resources: HIV risk and gender norms in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.},
  author={Sarah Bandali},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={575-88}
}
A qualitative analysis was carried out of data from 16 group discussions and 29 in-depth interviews conducted in rural and matrilineal areas of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, to examine how the exchange of sex for resources--primarily money but also food, transportation, housing and gifts--is enacted and perceived in relation to HIV-related risk, and how prevalent gender norms are reflected in this practice. Findings reveal how gender norms shape access to resources differently for men and women as… CONTINUE READING
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