Intimate partner violence is as important as client violence in increasing street-based female sex workers' vulnerability to HIV in India.

@article{Panchanadeswaran2008IntimatePV,
  title={Intimate partner violence is as important as client violence in increasing street-based female sex workers' vulnerability to HIV in India.},
  author={Subadra Panchanadeswaran and Sethulakshmi C. Johnson and Sudha Sivaram and Aylur Kailasom Srikrishnan and Carl A. Latkin and Margaret E. Bentley and S. Theban Solomon and Vivian F Go and David D Celentano},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={106-12}
}
OBJECTIVES There are no studies that examine street-based female sex workers' vulnerability to HIV from both clients and intimate partners. This study documents street-based female sex workers' experiences of client and intimate partners, examines the intersections of violence, alcohol use in condom use, and highlights survival strategies used to avert harm. METHODS Ethnographic data were collected from 49 female sex workers through focus group discussions and in-depth interviews. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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