Publications on Female Sex Workers (FSW)
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The main goal of the study was to estimate the prevalence of HIV, syphilis, Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea among female entertainment workers in Cambodia.
Sex workers and people who use drugs are subject to widespread violations of their human rights, which, for the most part, go unchallenged. Globally, these groups are subjected to repressive and discriminatory laws, policies and practices. These policies and practices fuel stigma, discrimination, widespread violence, and significantly increase the risks and vulnerabilities of both populations to sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses, notably HIV and hepatitis B and C.