The role of collectives in STI and HIV/AIDS prevention among female sex workers in Karnataka, India.

@article{Halli2006TheRO,
  title={The role of collectives in STI and HIV/AIDS prevention among female sex workers in Karnataka, India.},
  author={Shiva S. Halli and Banadakoppa Manjappa Ramesh and John O'neil and Stephen Ogu Moses and James Frederick Blanchard},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={739-49}
}
This paper evaluates the role of female sex worker (FSW) collectives in the state of Karnataka, India, regarding their facilitating effect in increasing knowledge and promoting change towards safer sexual behaviour. In 2002 a state-wide survey of FSWs was administered to a stratified sample of 1,512 women. Following the survey, a collectivization index was developed to measure the degree of involvement of FSWs in collective-related activities. The results indicate that a higher degree of… CONTINUE READING
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