May 14, 2012
Housing for Sex Workers Reduces Their HIV Risk
Sex workers who have safe and supportive housing are at less risk of being exposed to violence and HIV, according to a study by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and reported by The Province. Researchers interviewed 39 low-income drug-using female sex workers. The women said they had more control over the sexual transactions, including their ability to negotiate condom use, if they worked indoors.
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