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100% condom use for Badii sex workers in Nepal.
Bhatt P; Baltes R; Swiss Development Cooperation, Nepal.
December 30, 1994
Int Conf AIDS. 1994 Aug 7-12;10(2):13 (abstract no. 345D). Unique

(Intervention in Dang District of the Far Western Region of Nepal) OBJECTIVE: 100% condom use by Badii sex-workers and their clients in Dang. METHOD: *Preperation of the whole Badii community *Training of Learders from the sex workers *Education through discussions dance drama songs comic books video files *Establishment of a condom corner *Preparation and supply of condoms *Follow up RESULTS: Out of a group of 40 volunteer Badii sex-workers 6 self selected members were trained for the proposed programme. In Kala Khola, Dang District, 30,000 condoms were distributed and 800 comic books. One task of the leaders was the recruitment of other sex-workers. As a result of this task was the 100% condom use also introduced in 2 other self supporting areas with Badii sex-workers. CONCLUSION: The involvement of Badii sex workers from the Dang District in a 100% condom use programs can be seen as a model. The trained Badiis determination and skills can be used for other places to extend the programme.

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