Sex trafficking, violence victimization, and condom use among prostituted women in Nicaragua

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009 Nov;107(2):151-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2009.06.002. Epub 2009 Jul 3.

Abstract

Prostituted women report disempowerment-related barriers to condom use, extensive violence victimization and trafficking experiences; findings indicate that disempowerment must be addressed within STI/HIV prevention efforts.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Age Factors
  • Condoms / statistics & numerical data*
  • Crime Victims / psychology
  • Crime Victims / statistics & numerical data
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Nicaragua
  • Risk-Taking
  • Sex Offenses / statistics & numerical data*
  • Sex Work / psychology
  • Sex Work / statistics & numerical data*
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control
  • Unsafe Sex / statistics & numerical data*
  • Violence / statistics & numerical data