survival sex

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survival sex (uncountable)

  1. Prostitution in order to provide funds for food, shelter or drugs.
    • 1994 Anna Marsh - Combining Substance Abuse Treatment With Intermediate Sancations for Adults in the Criminal
      Many programs have clients who engage in prostitution or "survival sex" to support their drug use.
    • 2005 Stuart Gillespie, Suneetha Kadiyala - HIV/AIDS, And Food And Nutrition Security
      Need for structural response to build capacity and livelihoods, to prevent survival sex and exploitative power relations.

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