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Maybe the client has already paid his money, But only have sex the proper way! Add to this the various other people who were employed off the back of this most ancient of trades madams, pimps, hoteliers, rickshaw-pullers, etc. In an act of journalist hanoi a style popular throughout the sVu Trong Phung speaks with nurses, prostitutes, doctors, healthcare workers and government officials to gain an prostitution of the problem.
Keywords: Self-stigma; Vietnam; sex workers; shame; stigma.
To inform programmes and interventions to improve well-being, identifying unhelpful or negative core beliefs may provide the basis from which individuals can be supported. Data were analysed manually, informed by theoretical models of self-stigma using inductive thematic analysis.
Abstract Sex workers are among the most stigmatised people globally, with sex workers in Vietnam being no exception. Self-stigma affects hanoi workers adversely, harming psychological health and acting as a barrier to prostitution health care. Sex workers are among the most stigmatised people globally, with sex workers in Vietnam being no exception.
With this in mind, this study aimed to gain the perspective of sex workers in Vietnam on the contexts of their working lives. Fourteen semi-structured interviews were conducted with Vietnamese sex workers over the age of 18 who were working or formerly worked in Vietnam.
Data were collected in Hanoi. Findings identify the importance of core beliefs in understanding self-stigma, paving the way for programmes and interventions to address self-stigma among sex workers.