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Wives of migrant workers at higher risk of HIV in Nepal

Published on May 23, 2017 , in Nepal

Tags: HIV, Nepal, NepJOL, wives of migrant workers

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Travelling abroad to work or study has become a national trend in Nepal, especially in the young male population. Over three million Nepali migrant workers are in the Middle East, Malaysia and India. Particularly in India and in Malaysia, migrant workers are involved in risky sexual practices which may have health consequences to their wives as well.

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