Wednesday, 5 August 2015

No hope for HIV prevention for Indonesian sex workers

Keeping watch for policemen is a typical day for Dewi, now 29, a sex worker in Bekasi, an industrial area east of Jakarta in Indonesia.
“I live by the grace of God. I have to keep on the look out for policemen who are always looking for sex workers to arrest them,” says Dewi, who has been a sex worker since the age of 19.
Dewi works in a bar in an area that hosts big international manufacturing giants like Converse and Samsung. Every night she goes to dance with the long-distance truck drivers and factory workers who come to drink and relax after work. If they want sex, she sells that to them too.
http://www.keycorrespondents.org/2014/04/17/no-hope-for-hiv-prevention-for-indonesian-sex-workers/

No comments:

Post a Comment

Camp life inspired me into farming

By Hope Mafaranga Elengo training his worker how to use the machine When we left the camp in 2006, we had nothing to turn to a...