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Gender violence, poverty and HIV infection risk among persons engaged in the sex industry: cross-national analysis of the political economy of sex markets in 30 European and Central Asian countries

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Objectives:Persons engaged in the sex industry are at greater risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections than the general population. One major factor is exposure to higher levels of risky sexual activity. Expanding condom use is a critical prevention strategy, but this requires negotiation with those buying sex, which takes place in the context of cultural and economic constraints. Impoverished individuals who fear violence are more likely to forego condoms.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/hiv.12520

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College; Nuffield College
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ORCID:
0000-0001-9114-965X
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ORCID:
0000-0002-1794-7394
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1288-8401
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ORCID:
0000-0002-0121-9683
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
HIV Medicine Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
10
Pages:
748-755
Publication date:
2017-10-16
Acceptance date:
2017-03-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-1293
ISSN:
1464-2662
Pubs id:
pubs:829233
URN:
uri:1a014f82-2596-45cb-9a11-73953d2f43de
UUID:
uuid:1a014f82-2596-45cb-9a11-73953d2f43de
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pubs:829233
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English
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