any harm? The Gambia is a very beautiful country with many men and women earning a living outside of sex tourism. Participants highlighted that non-disclosure meant they could not discuss unresolved trauma issues which were common and which emerged or increased when they reduced their drug use. Though sex work was a large part of their life, their identity and their drug use, they said they did not want to discuss it because of the negative behaviour of male and female service users towards S: I did used to get treated different. This is the first study to detail how trauma-related experiences affect drug use and use of drug services among SSWs. And that was not the worst. Tonight we have an invitation from two Gambian guys to a nightclub where a famous Jamaican DJ is playing. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time.
They outlined how they needed SSW-only groups so they could openly discuss their sex-working experiences and improve the effectiveness of group S: I mean probably just because I am a woman as well I think being female and having worked, I think it is quite. He said lucky you are not any fatter than what you are because you would have gone straight through. But I didn't have any counselling to help manage the psychological effects of that rticipant 2, regular user One-to-one sessions The majority of participants described one-to-one sessions and how they were an important part of dealing with addiction, as they represented an opportunity. Landed in alucky I'm skinny and underweight because I'd have been dead. NJ applied the coding frame to three of the transcripts and, confident it was appropriate, then uploaded all the transcripts into the software package NVivo and electronically coded each one. While the location and types of female sex tourism varies by country, the Snaky-Panky, Bumsters and Kuta Cowboys all stress that they are not exploited since they are making money to support themselves or their families. Unlike Thailand, however, sex tourism in The Gambia isnt raging with 50-something Western men paying to get their rocks off with seemingly barely pubescent Thai girls.