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HIV Risk Rises in Dadaab as Refugees Sell Sex for Survival

A 2010 HIV behavioral surveillance survey conducted by the United Nations Refugee Agency and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Dadaab found that three percent of sexually active respondents reported transactional sex for money, gifts or favors. Liban Rashid, working with Film aid international says sex work will continue to thrive as young girls look to make extra money to survive and urges that they be given education on the need to use condoms if they can’t leave the practice.

Source: The People, Pg. 15

Date: Monday, 09 Jan 2012

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