In order to expand the evidence-base on sex work in South Africa, it is vital that the survey is published in peer-reviewed, academic journals, and its findings thus incorporated in the scientific literature." Are 60% of sex workers in South Africa HIV positive?
It surveyed 775 women who’d had at least three sexual partners in the previous three months.
The women came from areas within a radius of 45km of the University of Kwa Zulu-Natal in Durban and 79% of them said they were sex workers. The second survey was conducted in 1998 in the mining community of Carletonville in Gauteng and found that 69% of sex workers surveyed there were HIV positive.
The third study was conducted among sex workers operating at truckstops in the Kwa Zulu-Natal Midlands between August 1996 and March 1997.
Of the 145 sex workers that participated in the survey, 50.3% were HIV positive.
Raphael Albert (1935-2009) archive 1960 -1980, including beauty pageants such as Miss Black and Beautiful and Miss West Indies in Great Britain; as well as documentary photographs and family portraits of the local community in West London.