Researching livelihoods and services affected by conflict: women engaging in transactional sex and working in prostitution: Practices and underlying factors of the sex trade in South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

This report is a case study on transactional sex and working in prostitution in humanitarian settings. It is foremost a descriptive study that helps the reader understand prostitution and transactional sex from a local point of view: what does it entail (for example their level of exploitativeness or survival/livelihood strategy), what are the motivations behind it, how often does it occur, who are the major clients.