Men, Prostitution and the Provider Role: Understanding the Intersections of Economic Exchange, Sex, Crime and Violence in South Africa

@inproceedings{Jewkes2012MenPA,
  title={Men, Prostitution and the Provider Role: Understanding the Intersections of Economic Exchange, Sex, Crime and Violence in South Africa},
  author={Rachel Jewkes and Robert G. Morrell and Yandisa Msimelelo Sikweyiya and Kristin Dunkle and Loveday A Penn-Kekana},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND South African policy makers are reviewing legislation of prostitution, concerned that criminalisation hampers HIV prevention. They seek to understand the relationship between transactional sex, prostitution, and the nature of the involved men. METHODS 1645 randomly-selected adult South African men participated in a household study, disclosing whether they had sex with a woman in prostitution or had had a provider relationship (or sex), participation in crime and violence and… CONTINUE READING