Operational Guidance - Responding to the Health and Protection Needs of People Selling or Exchanging Sex in Humanitarian Settings

Publications - Released in 2021

People who sell or exchange sex in humanitarian situations have particular health and protection needs that are often not well addressed. This document provides operational guidance on how best to meet these needs, and ensure that people who sell/exchange sex have support, and access to quality, non-discriminatory health and protection services.


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  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)