Healthcare-seeking behaviour A few female children reported that they had white discharge with bad smell, injury in the vagina and anus, with bleeding, itching, and soreness. Young L, Barrett H. Habtamu D, Adamu A. Use of condom None of the children with sexual experience reported using a condom, not even those who worked as sex workers. Moreover, after taking cakki, it makes a deep sleep; so, I take it. They used a flexible semi-structured interview guide on topics that are related to potential vulnerabilities, drug-abuse; sexual abuse; experiences, and healthcare-seeking behaviour.
Confidentiality of data was strictly maintained.
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An Indian study reported that many street-children younger than eight years mentioned having sex for companionship or being victims of regular sexual abuse. Ethical consideration The research and ethical review boards of icddr,b International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh approved the study. They were ensured about their rights to withdraw from participation and that refusal would not lead to adverse consequences. As in other studies [ 162831 ], experience of violence and mental harassment were common among street-children in Dhaka city. Instead, the interviewers were trained to develop in-depth field notes following the interviews. Status of street-children who participated in different phases of the study. About half boys, girls of the children who participated in social mapping had never been to school.