Regulating Sex Work: Subjectivity and Stigma in Senegal

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 4:10pm
Maginnes Hall, Room 113
Public Health Week
Speaker: Dr. Ellen Foley, Clark University
In the context of AIDS control and debates about prostitution, Senegal is a unique example of a country with a successful HIV prevention program and a legal framework for the regulation of commercial sex work.  This paper examines how the institutions involved in the regulation of prostitution produce a new subject: the registered sex worker.   

Co-sponsors: Africana Studies Program, Global Studies Program,Sociology & Anthropology Department and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies