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Latest items for IRP-PRACTICE-3

Aug. 21, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Eighteen percent of men age 15-49 reported ever having paid for sex, and 4 percent paid for sex in the past 12 months. Among those who paid for sex in the past 12 months, 9 in 10 said that they used a condom the last time they paid for sex (Table 13.8)" (242).
July 12, 2019, 8:51 a.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"As a result of multiple prevention, screening, treatment and care interventions including the 100 per cent condom use for entertainment establishments, Prakas 066, the HIV prevalence rate for female entertainment workers decreased to 3.2 per cent in 2016 from 45.8 per cent in 1998" (27).
July 8, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Among men who paid for sex in the past 12 months, almost three quarters (73%) reported using a condom during the last paid sexual intercourse" (251).
June 10, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Threequarters of men who had reported paying for sex in the last 12 months reported using condoms during the last sexual intercourse (Table 13.6)" (206).
June 5, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Ten percent of men said they had paid for sexual intercourse in the past 12 months; among these men, 84 percent reported using a condom during their most recent paid sexual intercourse" (189).
May 1, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Among men who paid for sex in the past 12 months, 65% reported using a condom during the last paid sexual intercourse (Table 13.7)" (229).
March 11, 2019, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Rupa would would like to use condoms, she says, but the 10 to 12 customers she sees daily tend to object. While condom usage in Kandipara used to hover at about 40 per cent 20 years ago, following free distribution and peer awareness programmes, their popularity now appears to be on the decline. Meanwhile, the last NGO-run medical clinic closed its doors in the brothel in 2014 due to funding cuts, and Rupa hasn’t been tested for any STIs since despite multiple studies claiming HIV and other STD are steadily increasing" (para 24).
March 11, 2019, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"They contain nothing but a panic button and a waste bin for customers to dispose of condoms and tissues once they have had sex in their cars" (27).
Feb. 26, 2019, 6:57 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

A woman workin in postitution would "like to use condoms, she adds, but the 10 – 12 customers she sees daily tend to object. While condom usage in Kandipara used to hover at about 40 per cent 20 years ago, following free distribution and peer awareness programmes, their popularity now appears to be on the decline" (para. 12).
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:30 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Mariatu is still trapped in the trade and vulnerable to all risks including violence and sexually transmitted disease" (para 26). Her exposure to STDs suggests that women prostitutes don't ask the man to wear condoms (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 5, 2019, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Condom use among service women was reduced from 94 per cent in 2009 to 92.5 per cent in 2011. There are about 5000 women living with HIV in Lao PDR. In 2011 the HIV prevalence was 0.3 per cent in the population aged 15-49 and 1 per cent among the service women group" (Pg 33).
Oct. 25, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Police harassment of sex workers deterred the workers from carrying condoms" (45). If prostitutes do not have condoms with them, they will not be able to require men to wear them (KYK-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"On the whole, 65% of men reported having used a condom during their most recent paid sexual encounter. Given that few men reported having paid for sex (5%), the variations between different sub-groups are not significant" (page 206).
Oct. 2, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Laws on prostitution in the US unfavourably target those selling, rather than buying sex. A woman can be arrested on a prostitution-related charge whether or not she has been seen soliciting sex for money. Police have the right to arrest someone for waving at men, being seen in an area known for prostitution, or, until recently, carrying condoms"(para 3)
June 22, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"attitudes towards condom use is helping the spread of the condition, and research suggests that nearly a quarter of Nigerian sex workers have HIV...women often found they could not ask their husbands or boyfriends to wear condoms, and were not expected to carry them" (p 3, 11)
March 14, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Would a 'hyena' [a man paid to have sex with girls after their first menstruation] use condoms? Unprotected sex is considered part of the ritual" (para 10-11).
Jan. 3, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Law enforcement practices contributed to high levels of stigma and discrimination against female sex workers that in turn hindered their access to HIV prevention, treatment, and social protection services. Police harassment of sex workers deterred the workers from carrying condoms" (44).
July 26, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2, ISTD-PRACTICE-1, IRP-PRACTICE-1, IRP-PRACTICE-3

"The Ministry of Health continues its interventions with individuals who identify themselves as sex workers. This group includes a majority of women. The Ministry of Health’s sex workers programme of 2003-2006 aimed, among other things, to understand the context of the commercial sex trade in Barbados through the collection of baseline data. Work with these individuals should go a long way to helping these women negotiate safer sex" (13)
April 26, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

“Eighty-two percent of men who paid for sex in the past year reported using a condom during their most recent paid sex” (222).
Feb. 29, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

""A woman prostitute can ask that a man wear a condom, but that does not guarantee that he will. However, men will usually do it by choice. Men most often wear condoms with prostitutes to protect themselves from AIDS/STDs, which most prostitutes here are infected with from the drug injections or from sexual contact with other infected men and women. Prostitution is not legal here, but it is also not ruled out by legislation. One can be arrested for attempting to coerce someone into prostitution for money, but no real penalties occur for the choice of participating into prostitution." Lada Usova" (9)
Feb. 4, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"As such 53 percent of men ‘who had engaged in paid sex in the past 12 months used a condom the last time they paid for sex.’" (42)
Jan. 3, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"There are inequalities of power that make it difficult for women, whether in the context of commercial or marital sex, to insist on the use of condoms, even when they know the risks," (17).
Dec. 31, 2015, 8:43 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Three uniformed male police officers raided her room while she was with a customer. During such raids, the police typically collect a used condom or other evidence from a bedside trash can" (para 2)
Dec. 4, 2015, 11:49 a.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

“Continued sessions with mothers living with HIV/AIDS: SPASDI started weekly training sessions aimed at empowerment, confidence building and crucial counseling of our ‘Support Step Mothers’” (2)
Sept. 22, 2015, 12:42 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"The prevention programme focuses on high risk groups, especially workers in entertainment establishments, and achieves coverage of 80 percent among commercial sex workers and around 50 percent among other entertainment workers. Moreover, the condom use rate among entertainment workers in both groups has increased to more than 90 percent" (40)
Aug. 5, 2015, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"[Journalist Margaret Simons] also met Judith, 19, who recently gave birth to three-month-old Jaden. His father picked her up in a bar and, according to the Monthly, doesn’t know he has a son. The story paints a picture of a poverty perpetuated by Australian men and a sex industry dominated by them" (p 12-13). Because there is such a high prevalence of pregnant Filipina sex workers it can be assumed that they may not be able to ask their clients to wear condoms (RP-CODER COMMENT)
June 30, 2015, 7:44 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Interviews conducted with sex workers in Windhoek in 2008 found that...violence within the industry as sex workers are sometimes forced to have sex without a condom and are vulnerable to abuse from their clients" (29). "Research conducted in the same year to assess linkages between HIV and prostitution suggests that prostitutes in Namibia are at a high risk of contracting HIV/AIDS as most do not have the bargaining power to negotiate condom use with their clients due to lack of money. The report identified regional differences in the situation of sex workers, with those in poorer areas or where there is high competition (such as Rundu and Katima Mulilo) less...more
May 28, 2015, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"No, they cannot force the man to use a condom or else they won’t be paid in the end" (5)
Jan. 2, 2015, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

Table 13.11 Payment for sexual intercourse. "Almost all (95 percent) of the men who paid for sex in the 12 months before the survey reported that they used a condom the last time they had paid sex (data not shown)" (230-1)
Dec. 26, 2014, 12:34 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

Table 12.10 Payment for sexual intercourse. "Table 12.10 shows that 5 percent of men age 15-49 have paid for sexual intercourse at some point in their lives, and 1 percent did so in the past 12 months. Men age 40-49 (13 percent), those who were previously married (20 percent), and urban men (10 percent) were more likely than other men to have ever paid for sexual intercourse. Among regions this proportion ranges from 2 percent of men in Somali and Harari to 15 percent in Gambela. The proportion of men who ever paid for sex increases with increases in men’s education and wealth. There is little variation by background characteristics...more