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Perilaku Wanita Pekerja Seks dalam Pencegahan Infeksi Menular Seksual (Studi Kualitatif Pada Anak Asuh di Lokalisasi Gembol, Sukosari, Bawen, Kabupaten Semarang)

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Wanita Pekerja Seks (WPS) adalah wanita-wanita yang bekerja menjual atau menyewakan tubuhnya untuk kenikmatan orang lain dengan mengharapkan suatu imbalan atau upah. Di Kabupaten Semarang khususnya di lokalisasi Gembol Sukosari biasa disebut Anak Asuh. Mereka termasuk kelompok beresiko tinggi dalam penyebaran kasus IMS. Tujuan penelitian ini adalah memahami perilaku seksual WPS dalam pencegahan IMS di Lokalisasi Gembol, Sukosari, Bowen, Kabupaten Semarang. Penelitian ini merupakan penelitian kualitatif dengan subyek penelitian sebanyak 7 WPS di Lokalisasi Gembol yang memiliki kriteria tinggal menetap, sebagai peer educater (PE), mempunyai pasangan seksual, dan telah bekerja selama 1 tahun. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa pengetahuan subyek penelitian sudah cukup baik. Subyek penelitian dapat menjelaskan definisi, gejala, dan cara penularan IMS. Sikap subyek terhadap upaya pencegahan IMS sudah baik, akan tetapi praktek WPS terhadap upaya pencegahan IMS masih kurang, mereka tidak 100% menggunakan alat pelindung (kondom) ketika melakukan aktifitas seksual.

Kata Kunci: Perilaku Wanita Pekerja Seks, Infeksi Menular Seksual, Lokalisasi Gembol.

Behaviour of Female Sex Workers in the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infection (Qualitative Studies of Foster Children in Lokalisasi Gembol, Sukosari, Semarang Regency, Female Sex Workers (WPS) is the women who work to sell or rent her body for the enjoyment of others by expecting a reward or remuneration. Particularly localized in Semarang District Gembol Sukosari called Foster Children. They include high-risk groups in the spread of STI cases. The aim of this research is to understand the sexual behavior of WPS in the prevention of STI in the localization of Gembol. This research is a qualitative with the research subjects are 7 WPS that have characteristic are residence, as Peer Educater (PE), has a sexual partner, working as a sex worker for at least one year. This results showed that the knowledge of WPS was good enough. Research subjects can explain the definition, symptoms, and modes of transmission of STIs. Subjects attitude towards STI preventionhas been good, but the practice of WPS STI prevention efforts are still lacking, they wasn’t use of condoms l00% as a preventive effort when they had a sexual activity.

Key words: Behavior of Female Sex Workers, Sexually Transmitted Infection, Lokalisasi Gembol

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