Female sex workers and their gatekeepers in China: implications for HIV/STI prevention.

@article{Hong2014FemaleSW,
  title={Female sex workers and their gatekeepers in China: implications for HIV/STI prevention.},
  author={Yan Alicia Hong and Chen Zhang and Xiaoming Li and Yuejiao Zhou and Weigui Guo},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={
          1431-9
        }
}
Female sex workers (FSWs) play a key role in HIV/AIDS transmission and their gatekeepers play a crucial role in shaping their behaviors. Limited studies are available on the relationship between FSWs and gatekeepers. In the current study we used an ethnographic approach to examine the dynamic and multidimensional relationship of FSWs and their gatekeepers from the perspectives of both parties. We recruited 38 FSWs and 16 gatekeepers from different types of commercial sex venues in Guangxi… CONTINUE READING