survival sex


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survival sex

Engaging in sexual intercourse to secure basic human needs (food, clothing, or shelter).
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Those involved in survival sex can experience horrendous things.
Ferris (2008) turns to Maria Campbell's 1973 autobiographical novel Halfbreed in an effort to understand the possibility and meanings of agency even in the context of survival sex.
Often without shelter and with little or no food to feed their families, many were forced into survival sex to buy food, medicine, or shelter for themselves and their families.
Respondents who shared needles, experienced abuse and engaged in survival sex trading were also more likely to use medical services than respondents who did not (48.
Impact assessments (El Masri, Harvey, & Garwood, 2013) (Masterson, 2012) have indicated high levels of sexual and GBV, more specifically rape, assault, IPV, early marriage and survival sex among refugees who have fled the Syrian conflict.
Many of them are not used to going out to work, so survival sex becomes an option.
engaged in survival sex, and engaging in sex work was positively related
Young people who are addicted to drugs and embedded in a street lifestyle often turn to panhandling, theft, survival sex, and other survival strategies to finance their addictions (Baron, 2009; Farabee, Shen, Hser, Grella, & Anglin, 2001).
Additions include greater discussion of the increase in girls' involvement in gangs and arrests for assaults, impact of sexual abuse and survival sex on court involvement, criminalization of sexual minority girls, growth of the female drug offender population, and efforts to develop gender-responsive programming and stronger advocacy to improve the lives of offending females.
In the five-year strategy, UNHCR Pakistan will emphasize on three institutional focus areas, enhancing partnerships and coordination , knowledge management and capacity-building and data collection and analysis The UNHCR Pakistan will also focus on six action areas for 2011 -2016 on the protection children against GBV, addressing survival sex as a coping mechanism in situation of displacement, engaging men and boys, providing safe environments and safe access to domestic energy and natural resources, protecting persons of concern with disabilities against GBV.
Instead of using words that force them to look these experiences squarely in the face, they may think of them and describe them as survival sex .

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