Differentiated Typology of Sex Work and Implication for HIV Prevention Programs among Female Sex Workers in Nepal.
Shiva Raj Mishra, Sanjeev Raj Neupane
Frontiers in Public Health | Published : 2015
BACKGROUND: Sex work in exchange for kind and cash has long been practiced in Nepal. The HIV prevention program in Nepal is focused mainly on these two typologies of sex work. There might be more typologies of sex work beyond streets and establishments seeking research and programmatic attention. The objective of the study is to explore the differentiated typologies of sex work. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study conducted using a qualitative technique. Researchers carried out eight Focus Group Discussions with female sex workers (FSWs) (n = 50) in different places of Tanahu district. Data were analyzed using a deductive thematic analysis approach. RESULTS: We identified a more differe..View full abstract