STD & HIV Intervention Programme Among the Commercial Sex Workers and Their Clients

Division Unit :
HIV/AIDS Division
Coverage :
500 Commercial sex workers of four red light areas, Amtala, Baruipur, Budgbudge and Bagirhat

Donor :
West Bengal State
Start date :
Yearly renewable

STD & HIV Intervention Programme Among the Commercial Sex Workers and Their Clients- The programme is running in 4 Red Light Areas of South 24 Parganas with the goal to minimize the risk behaviour among the Commercial Sex Workers (CSWs) to halt and reverse the spread of HIV & AIDS and to ensure better quality and longevity of life for all People Living With HIV &AIDS (PLWHAs) through a community –led intervention. It also promotes safer sex practices and increased rate of consistent condom use.