Regulating sex work: subjectivity and stigma in Senegal.

  title={Regulating sex work: subjectivity and stigma in Senegal.},
  author={Ellen E. Foley},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  volume={19 1},
Senegal provides a unique example of a sub-Saharan African country with a legal framework for the regulation of commercial sex work. While registering as a legal sex worker affords women access to valuable social and medical resources, sex work is condemned by Senegalese society. Women who engage in sex work occupy a socially marginal status and confront a variety of stigmatising discourses and practices that legitimate their marginality. This paper examines two institutions that provide social… CONTINUE READING
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