Am J Public Health volume 108, issue 3, P393-398 2018 DOI: 10.2105/ajph.2017.304241 View full text
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Vicky Bungay, Adrian Guta

Abstract: Objectives. To examine indoor sex workers' strategies in preventing workplace violence and influential socio-structural conditions.Methods. Data included qualitative interviews with 85 sex workers in British Columbia, Canada, from 2014 through 2016. For analyses, we used interpretive thematic techniques informed by World Health Organization position statements on violence.Results. Robbery, nonpayment, financial exploitation, and privacy violations were frequent types of violence perpetrated by clients, landlo…

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