Social Cohesion, Social Participation, and HIV Related Risk among Female Sex Workers in Swaziland

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Virginia A Fonner; Deanna Kerrigan; Zandile Mnisi; Sosthenes Ketende; Caitlin E Kennedy; Stefan Baral;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3909117, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087527
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health | Sexual and Gender Issues | Infectious diseases | Sociology | Cross-Sectional Studies | Social Prejudice | Epidemiology | Social Welfare | HIV | Public Health | Global Health | Social Epidemiology | Social Research | HIV prevention | Social Networks | Clinical Research Design | Social Discrimination | Medicine | Viral diseases | Q | R | Science | Women's Health

Social capital is important to disadvantaged groups, such as sex workers, as a means of facilitating internal group-related mutual aid and support as well as access to broader social and material resources. Studies among sex workers have linked higher social capital wit... View more
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