Assessment of Mobility and HIV Vulnerability among Myanmar Migrant Sex Workers and Factory Workers in Mae Sot District, Tak Province, Thailand

Number of Pages: 
63
ISBN: 
978-92-9068-418-3
Year: 
2009
Electronic copy only
Description: 

This assessment involved a survey of 819 migrant workers in 12 factories through a questionnaire, ten focus group discussions with male and female migrant factory workers, and six focus group discussions with migrant female sex workers in 2006.  The study focused on both migration patterns and related issues, as well as the respondents’ HIV risks and vulnerabilities.

Table of contents: 
  • Executive Summary
  • Background
  • Introduction
  • Methodology and Constraints
  • Findings
  • Sex Workers
  • Migration
  • Employment
  • Behavior
  • Health
  • Factory Workers
  • General Characteristics and Migrant Demographics
  • Migration
  • Employment
  • Health and Behavior
  • Recommendations
  • Endnotes
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