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         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

Sex Work Criminalization Is Barking Up the Wrong Tree.
Vanwesenbeeck I. 
Arch Sex Behav. 2017 Jun 5
Abstract

Highly-Exposed HIV-1 seronegative Female Commercial Sex Workers sustain in their genital mucosa increased frequencies of tolerogenic myeloid and regulatory T-cells.
Thibodeau V, Fourcade L, Labbé AC, et al

Sci Rep
. 2017 Mar 6;7:43857
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Decreasing Human Trafficking through Sex Work Decriminalization.
Albright E, D'Adamo K.
AMA J Ethics. 2017 Jan 1;19(1):122-126.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Should US Physicians Support the Decriminalization of Commercial Sex?
Rothman EF.
AMA J Ethics
. 2017 Jan 1;19(1):110-121
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
The impact of a microsavings intervention on reducing violence against women engaged in sex work: a randomized controlled study.
Tsai LC, Carlson CE, Aira T,  et al 

BMC Int Health Hum Rights
28 October 2016
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Policing practices as a structural determinant for HIV among sex workers: a systematic review of empirical findings.
Footer KH, Silberzahn BE, Tormohlen KN, Sherman SG.

J Int AIDS Soc
. 2016 Jul 18;19(4 Suppl 3):20883.
Paper

Data and methods to characterize the role of sex work and to inform sex work programs in generalized HIV epidemics: evidence to challenge assumptions.
Mishra S, Boily MC, Schwartz S, Beyrer C,  et al
Ann Epidemiol. 2016 Jun 15.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Health of female sex workers and their children: a call for action.
Willis B, Welch K, Onda S.

Lancet Glob Health
. 2016 May 12.
Paper

Towards 'reflexive epidemiology': Conflation of cisgender male and transgender women sex workers and implications for global understandings of HIV prevalence.
Perez-Brumer AG, Oldenburg CE, Reisner SL, et al

Glob Public Health
. 2016 May 12:1-17.
Abstract

Psychological health and HIV transmission among female sex workers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Yuen WW, Tran L, Wong CK, e al

AIDS Care
. 2016 Feb 3:1-9.
Abstract

'Total girlfriend experience': examining marketplace mythologies on sex tourism websites.
Gezinski LB, Karandikar S, Levitt A, Ghaffarian R.

Cult Health Sex
. 2016 Jan 13:1-14.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Arresting HIV: Fostering Partnerships between Sex Workers and Police to Reduce HIV Risk and Promote Professionalization within Policing Institutions: A Realist Review.
Tenni B, Carpenter J, Thomson N.
PLoS One. 2015 Oct 21;10(10):e0134900. 
Paper

HIV-1-negative female sex workers sustain high cervical IFNɛ, low immune activation, and low expression of HIV-1-required host genes
Abdulhaqq SA, Zorrilla C, Kang G,  et al 
M
Mucosal Immunol. 2015 Nov 11.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Feasible, Efficient and Necessary, without Exception - Working with Sex Workers Interrupts HIV/STI Transmission and Brings Treatment to Many in Need.
Steen R, Wheeler T, Gorgens M, et al
PLoS One. 2015 Oct 21;10(10):e0121145
Paper

HIV treatment cascade in MSM, people who inject drugs, and sex workers.
Risher K, Mayer KH, Beyrer C.

Curr Opin HIV AIDS
.
2015 Sep 8.
Abstract

Having Their Say: Sex Workers Discuss Their Needs and Resources.
Mastin T, Murphy AG, Riplinger AJ, Ngugi E.

Health Care Women Int
. 2015 Feb 26:0.
Abstract

`Sex' - It's not only Women's Work: A Case for Refocusing on the Functional Role that Sex Plays in Work for both Women and Men
Uretsky E.
Crit Public Health. 2015 Jan;25(1):78-88
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
How central are clients in sexual networks created by commercial sex?

Hsieh CS, Kovářík J, Logan T.

Sci Rep
. 2014 Dec 18;4:7540.
Paper

Risk Pathways for Gonorrhea Acquisition in Sex Workers: Can We Distinguish Confounding From an Exposure Effect Using A Priori Hypotheses?
Gomez GB, Ward H, Garnett GP.

J Infect Dis
. 2014 Dec 1;210(suppl 2):S579-S585.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Antiretroviral Therapy Uptake, Attrition, Adherence and Outcomes among HIV-Infected Female Sex Workers:
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Mountain E, Mishra S, Vickerman P, et al

PLoS One
. 2014 Sep 29;9(9):e105645.
Paper

Toward a legal framework that promotes and protects sex workers' health and human rights.
Overs C, Loff B.
Health Hum Rights. 2013 Jun 14;15(1):E186-96.
Abstract

Feasibility and Acceptability of Cell Phone Diaries to Measure HIV Risk Behavior Among Female Sex Workers.
Roth AM, Hensel DJ, Fortenberry JD,
 et al
AIDS Behav
. 2014 Mar 19.
Abstract

A Systematic Review of the Correlates of Violence Against Sex Workers.
Deering KN, Amin A, Shoveller J, et al

Am J Public Health
. 2014 Mar 13.
Abstract

Association of sex work with reduced activation of the mucosal immune system.
Lajoie J, Kimani M, Plummer FA,  et al
J Infect Dis. 2014 Jan 12
Abstract

The tide cannot be turned without us: sex workers and the global response to HIV.
Overs C, Loff B.
J Int AIDS Soc. 2013 Aug 29;16(1):18459.
Abstract

An analysis of the implementation of PEPFAR's anti-prostitution pledge and its implications for successful HIV prevention among organizations working with sex workers.
Ditmore MH, Allman D.
J Int AIDS Soc. 2013 Mar 28;16:17354.
Abstract

From brothel to boardroom: Prospects for community leadership of HIV interventions in the context of global funding practices.
Cornish F, Campbell C, Shukla A, Banerji R.
Health Place. 2012 May;18(3):468-74.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Can rights stop the wrongs? Exploring the connections between framings of sex workers' rights and sexual and reproductive health.
Overs C, Hawkins K.
BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2011 Dec 16;11 Suppl 3:S6.
Paper

Reframing the interpretation of sex worker health: a behavioral-structural approach.
Tucker JD, Tuminez AS.

J Infect Dis
. 2011 Dec;204 Suppl 5:S1206-10.|
Abstract

Children of female sex workers and drug users: a review of vulnerability, resilience and family-centred models of care.
Beard J, Biemba G, Brooks MI, et al
J Int AIDS Soc
. 2010 Jun 23;13 Suppl 2:S6
Abstract

 
    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  Sex work, drug use and HIV: a critical global overview
P. Jakobsson

(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract


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Prostitution, Drugs and HIV Documentary 2015

 


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