Violence Against Sex Workers in West Africa

A highly credible piece of research about Violence Against Sex Workers in West Africa. The Research was published by US National Library of Medicine  National Institutes of Health in 2015

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.

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