The importance of sex-worker interventions: the case of Avahan in India

  title={The importance of sex-worker interventions: the case of Avahan in India},
  author={Marie Laga and Christine Galavotti and Sundar Sundaramon and Rob Moodie},
  booktitle={Sexually transmitted infections},
Since the very beginning of the HIV epidemic, sex workers have been at increased risk for HIV, because of multiple partners, and highly vulnerable because of environmental and structural barriers that prevent them from accessing services or having control over their activities. Experience with feasible and effective prevention programmes has been accumulating for more than 20 years. In Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire and Bolivia, HIV and or STI rates among sex workers declined as a… CONTINUE READING


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The importance of sex - worker interventions : the case of Avahan in India

M Laga, C Galavotti, S Sundaramon
Sex Transm Infect • 2010

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