Salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres viviendo con VIH en el sur de Brasil. The sample consisted of women. Differences were observed in number of pregnancies and number of children. History of illicit drug use was more frequent in the year age group, and exchanging sex for money was more frequent among women years of age. This sample of women living with HIV treated in specialized public services in Southern Brazil showed a socioeconomic profile and sexual behavior that did not match the pattern typically identified in the process of "feminization" of the epidemic with a majority of poor women with low schooling and a limited number of sexual partners. The study provides evidence of factors characterizing women's vulnerability to HIV infection, differing by age and raising specific demands for healthcare services.
Sex as a Southern Woman: A Story of Shame
HIV/AIDS risk among female sex workers who use crack in Southern Brazil
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ISSN Twenty-six in-depth interviews and two focus groups were carried out with female commercial sex workers who frequently use crack. In-depth interviews with health providers, community leaders and public policy managers, as well as field observations were also conducted. Transcript data was entered into Atlas. Physical and sexual violence among clients, occasional and stable partners was widespread jeopardizing negotiation and consistent condom use.