The role of housing in determining HIV risk among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: considering women's life contexts.

@article{Reed2011TheRO,
  title={The role of housing in determining HIV risk among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: considering women's life contexts.},
  author={Elizabeth Reed and Jhumka Gupta and Monica Rao Biradavolu and Vasavi Devireddy and Kim M. Blankenship},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={710-6}
}
Recent research on HIV prevention, regardless of the population, has increasingly recognized the relevance of contextual factors in determining HIV risk. Investigating such factors among female sex workers (FSW) is especially relevant in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, where HIV rates are among the highest across Indian states and where HIV has largely affected FSW. Stable housing is a particular contextual challenge experienced by female sex workers in this region (as well as… CONTINUE READING

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