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Research Article

Are Female Sex Workers Able to Negotiate Condom Use with Male Clients? The Case of Mobile FSWs in Four High HIV Prevalence States of India

  • Shalini Bharat mail,

    sbharat@tiss.edu

    Affiliation: School of Health Systems Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India

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  • Bidhubhusan Mahapatra,

    Affiliation: HIV & AIDS Program, Population Council, New Delhi, India

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  • Suchismita Roy,

    Affiliation: School of Health Systems Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India

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  • Niranjan Saggurti

    Affiliation: HIV & AIDS Program, Population Council, New Delhi, India

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  • Published: June 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068043

About the Authors

Shalini Bharat, Suchismita Roy
School of Health Systems Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India
Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Niranjan Saggurti
HIV & AIDS Program, Population Council, New Delhi, India

Corresponding Author

Email: sbharat@tiss.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: BBM NS. Wrote the paper: SB. Conceptualized and wrote the paper and developed analytical plan: SB. Analyzed the data and prepared tables: BBM. Interpreted data: BBM NS SB SR. Searched relevant literature: SB SR. Read and revised the manuscript: SB NS BBM.