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High risk of HIV in non-brothel based female sex workers in India

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Written by Fiona Samuels

Heterosexual contact is the most common mode of HIV transmission in India that is largely linked to sex work. This paper outlines the results of a study which assessed the non-use of condoms in sex work and with regular sex partners by female sex workers (FSWs), and identified its associations that could assist in planning HIV prevention programmes.

Rakhi Dandona, Lalit Dandona, Juan Pablo Gutierrez, Anil G Kumar, Sam McPherson, Fiona Samuels, Stefano M Bertozzi