Thinking globally about policy change as HIV prevention: Change over time in police interactions and HIV risk among female sex workers in andhra pradesh, India
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Describe the prevalence of 5 different types of police interactions reported by female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India. Assess the associations between each of these police interactions and 3 HIV risk behaviors: sexually transmitted infection symptoms, inconsistent condom use, and acceptance of more money for sex without a condom. Discuss the change over time in the link between police interactions and FSW HIV risk behaviors, with consideration of intervention exposure. Identify 4 key methodological and conceptual challenges to assessing the impact of structural interventions for HIV prevention.
Keyword(s): Sex Workers, Police Brutality
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a PhD-trained public health researcher with more than 5 years of experience in the areas of HIV prevention, epidemiology, and applied research methods for program outcome evaluation. I was involved with this study while a postdoctoral fellow at the Duke Global Health Institute.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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