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Female sex workers in the country are one of the most affected populations, with high prevalence rates of both HIV and sexually transmitted infections STIs. Methods: A qualitative study was undertaken in Yangon at the end of to investigate the social and demographic features contributing to prostitution yangon transmission of HIV among female sex workers in urban Myanmar.
Twenty-seven key informants from the government, non-government organisations NGOsinternational non-government organisations INGOsprivate sector and prostitution yangon United Nations system agencies and 25 women currently working in the sex trade were interviewed. : The sex trade in Yangon is rapidly growing and is characterised by a high degree of complexity.
The of female sex workers is prostitution yangon to be between 5, and 10, and there are approximately brothels operating in various townships around the city. Nearly one-third of the women in the study reported imprisonment for offences related to sex work as well as fear of harassment, sexual exploitation, violence and gang rape.
Almost half reported using condoms with clients at all times. Conclusions: Female sex workers in Myanmar remain a highly marginalised group almost inaccessible due to a variety of legal, political, cultural and social factors and are particularly vulnerable to HIV and STIs. It is important to encourage partnerships between INGOs by promoting service coordination and information sharing to increase the availability of services for sex workers and to build political support for an unpopular cause. prostitution yangon