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SUDAN: Sex Work May Be Increasing in Juba

Sudan Tribune reported on 13 July that Police patrols are being used in Juba to curb the rise in prostitution southern Sudan’s capital, an official from the government of Southern Sudan said recently. The arrival of foreign sex workers, Sudanese returning from countries with severe HIV/AIDS problems and changing attitudes to sex in south Sudan have led to alarming rates among certain populations according to UNFPA. Sudan’s overall prevalence rate is estimated by UNAIDS to be around 2.3 per cent  in the adult population. In South Sudan estimates vary from 1 per cent  to 7.2 per cent. Read: Sudan Tribune

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