DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.12.006
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Ida Wepener, Despina Learmonth, Kirsten Leigh McLeod, Zakiya Chikte

Abstract: Sex work in South Africa is poorly understood. Sex work and paying for sex are still considered illegal in South Africa. Research focus thus far has been on sex workers and their experiences. There exists a paucity of research literature on the perceptions of the client. This research focused on how South African men construct paying for sex.Semi-structured interviews were conducted to explore male clients' experiences of paying for sex. Through thematic analysis various themes emerged. Three main themes were…

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