Gender, women and health

Violence against sex workers and HIV prevention: Information sheet

Violence against women and HIV/AIDS: critical intersections


WHO Department of Gender, Women and Health, Global Coalition on Women and AIDS

Publication details

Number of pages: 6
Languages: English
Publication date: January 2005



Sex workers are among those who are most vulnerable to HIV infection in the world today. This information sheet presents where and how violence against sex workers and HIV/AIDS do intersect and the opportunities to address violence against sex workers in HIV/AIDS programmes.