While some studies have focused on female sex workers (FSWs) in urban centres along major transport routes and in mining areas in SA, these studies are mostly a decade old.
What does FSW stand for?
FSW stands for Female Sex Worker
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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- Family Services of Westchester (Yorkers, NY)
- Family Services Working (to Strengthen our Communities; Bridgeport, CT)
- Family Support Worker
- Fantasy Sports Wire
- Faso Airways - Burkina Faso (ICAO code)
- Fat Spanish Waiter
- Federal Screw Works (St. Clair Shores, MI automotive fastener supplier)
- Federal Skilled Worker (various locations)
- Federated Social Web (social networking)
- Feet of Seawater (diving)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Among the evidence-based recommendations in the guidelines are "correct and consistent condom use among sex workers and their clients," voluntary HIV testing and counseling for sex workers and periodic screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections for female sex workers.
Economic factors are more of a pull factor for women as well, as the demand for female sex workers by (affluent) men far outweighs the demand for male sex workers.
Over a two-year period, Population Council researchers surveyed some 5,500 female sex workers from four states with high HIV prevalence: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu.
Lower-than-expected HIV incidence was found amongst female sex workers and their clients (3% in women in Cape Town, 2.
GUS CAIRNS Men who have sex with men (MSM) may now be at considerably higher risk of acquiring HIV than other at risk groups such as female sex workers or young people of either sex, if findings by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) of HIV incidence at two centres in Kenya can be generalised to other populations.
Officials say they were caught off-guard by the rise in infections from homosexual contact when they had been mainly concentrating on female sex workers.
Law enforcement targets female sex workers and not male clients.