Family structure and family support are protective factors against transactional sex among adolescents and young adults.
Citizens-watch programs designed by police to aid anti-trafficking efforts threaten the rights and safety of sex workers.
In some Nigerian universities, wealthy female students engage in trasnactional sex for pleasure, while those that needed financial support did it for the money.
It's all too easy to miss the point about sex work in areas hit by conflict and disaster. How about listening to the people who experience it?
When sociologists, driven by their value commitments, go beyond the relative comfort of the classroom and engage with organisations outside the university, they dirty their hands.
The messages that adolescents receive from sexuality education classes are frequently negative. It's time for the curriculum to become more empowering for learners and teachers.
Interacting with communities can provide health planners with critical information that can help them solve health challenges in specific areas.
Material deprivation and young people desiring the latest fashion trends are motivating the transactional sex relationships in Malawi's urban slums.