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Below are brief descriptions of selected articles on women’s health in the Downtown Eastside. Each of our featured articles comes with an plain-language research summary, and its full text has been archived in cIRcle, UBC’s open access repository.
Mobility & migration: Impacts on sex workers’ health and safety
Mobile and migrant sex workers reported having less control over condom use with intimate partners, and reduced access to health care.
Recognizing the rights and wants of sex workers as mothers
The study found no difference in pregnancy intention by ethnicity or by HIV status, and very little difference when compared to women in other occupations.