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In the Philippines, some 100,000 to 500,000 minors younger than 18 are estimated to be involved in the sex industry. Studies undertaken by PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) and partner NGOs in urban sex areas show that prostituted children are at high risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV because of low awareness of STIs and HIV, risky sex, drug-injecting practices, and minors' limited access to preventive measures and services at government social hygiene clinics.
Based on the experiences elaborated in Booklet Two, this booklet draws the implications from them in terms of the lessons that have been learned, highlighting the factors which helped and hindered their successful implementation. …
This paper focuses on HIV/AIDS risk in the Philippines, especially adolescents and young adults.