The disease is spreading among high-risk groups, especially drug users, who mostly inject and use dirty needles, raising fears the virus could spread quickly from addicts to prostitutes. Most of their clients refuse to wear condoms,’ he said.In 2006, Pakistan said HIV/AIDS prevalence among female sex workers was around 0.02 percent, but independent bodies put it much higher. ‘In Pakistan, this business is illegal, thus there is no law to seriously tackle the issue and save precious lives.A report said 60 percent of female sex workers and 45 percent of their male clients in Karachi and Lahore do not know that condoms can prevent transmission of HIV. ‘The number of our clients who agree to wear a condom is small.
So I don’t want to identify myself to embarass them.
‘But it’s a question of survival as none of my relatives support me with money. More than 60 percent of Pakistan’s prostitutes work from homes or ply the streets, while the elite serve wealthy clients from kothikhanas (houses or rooms) in plush neighbourhoods.
Good looking and beautiful girl I am working in a private firm as Animation Designer, My hobbies are painting, designing, Reading magazines.
I am also student of MBA and completed my education from Suffa university Karachi.
My hobbies are Fashion, Art Drawing, Chatting for Dating and most of the time I read magazines for more information about fashion industry.
Situated on the Arabian Sea, Karachi serves as a transport hub, and is home to two of Pakistan's two largest seaports, the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, as well as the busiest airport in Pakistan.
Late Palaeolithic and Mesolithic sites discovered by a team from Karachi University on the Mulri Hills constitute one of the most important archaeological discoveries made in Sindh during the last 50 years.
The earliest inhabitants of the Karachi region are believed to have been hunter-gatherers, with ancient flint tools discovered at several sites.
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She is a skilled paramedic but seldom finds a permanent job.
‘I can’t carry condoms in my purse on the street as we’re vulnerable to the police and could be arrested if they find them,’ said Afshan, 29, who walks the city’s busy streets looking for clients.