The Influence of Stigma and Discrimination on Female Sex Workers’ Access to HIV Services in St. Petersburg, Russia

@article{King2013TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Stigma and Discrimination on Female Sex Workers’ Access to HIV Services in St. Petersburg, Russia},
  author={Elizabeth J King and Suzanne Maman and James Michael Bowling and Kathryn E Beth Moracco and Viktoria Dudina},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={17},
  pages={2597-2603}
}
Stigma associated with HIV and risk behaviors is known to be a barrier to health care access for many populations. Less is known about female sex workers (FSW) in Russia, a population that is especially vulnerable to HIV-infection, and yet hard-to-reach for service providers. We administered a questionnaire to 139 FSW to better understand how stigma and discrimination influence HIV service utilization. Logistic regression analysis indicated that HIV-related stigma is negatively associated with… CONTINUE READING
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