Sexual violence against female sex workers in The Gambia: a cross-sectional examination of the associations between victimization and reproductive, sexual and mental health
作者: Jennifer A SherwoodAshley GrossoMichele R DeckerSarah PeitzmeierErin PapworthDaouda DioufFatou Maria DrameNuha CeesayStefan Baral
作者单位: 1Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
2Enda Santé Senegal
3University of Gaston Berger
4Lilunga House, Fifth Floor
刊名: BMC Public Health, 2015, Vol.15 (1)
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-1583-y
关键词: Female sex workersThe GambiaForced sexViolenceHIV/STIsReproductive health
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)Female sex workers (FSW) are a vulnerable population for sexual violence and poor sexual and reproductive health outcomes. Sexual violence against FSW has not been widely studied in The Gambia. This study will report the prevalence of and evaluate the health issues correlated with forced sex perpetrated by clients against FSW in The Gambia, and will secondly aim to inform future research and efforts to improve health outcomes for survivors of violence.(#br) Methods(#br)A cross-sectional survey was administered among 251 FSW accrued through a combination of chain referral and venue-based sampling in The Gambia. Eligibility criteria included being over 16 years old and having exchanged sex for money, goods, or favors in the past 12 months.(#br) Results(#br)There...
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影响因子:2.076 (2012)

  • cross 十字
  • sectional 部分的
  • between 在中间
  • female 女性的
  • sexual 两性的
  • examination 审查
  • reproductive 再生产的
  • against 反对
  • violence 暴行
  • mental 精神的