We illustrate the utility of a rights-based approach to policy analysis/development and use specific policy examples (e.g., same-sex marriage, government-issued identity cards, disaggregated data collection) to highlight its potential to pre-empt implementation of problematic and regressive policies, and to ensure policymakers comply with their international legal obligations.
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Acceptability of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among Transgender Women in India: A Qualitative Investigation
Despite high HIV prevalence among transgender women (TGW) in India, there is limited exploration of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) acceptability. With PrEP licensure pending, we conducted six focus group discussions (FGDs) with diverse TGW (n =&th...
How to Have Sex in an Epidemic Redux: Reinforcing HIV Prevention in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Parvah is a short film on the lives of lesbian, bisexual, and trans-masculine persons highlighting their challenges during the pandemic. Produced by Project Samajh, a unique initiative of The Humsafar Trust and UNAIDS.
Project Samajh has created a social media campaign addressing the specific knowledge needs of the LGBTQ+ community. The objective of this campaign is to make the community aware about the risks of COVID-19 along with HIV, STIs, OIs, other comorbid conditions and mental health problems. The campaign also seeks to inform and empower community members with various support and coping mechanisms. It is our belief that raising awareness a...
Sexual Minorities in the Face of the COVID-19 Storm
A qualitative study of multiple barriers to HIV testing among young sexual and gender minority populations in Thailand.
To cite: Fongkaew, K., de Lind van Wijngaarden, J. W., Tepjan, S., Chonwanarat, N., Akkakanjanasupar, P., & Newman, P. A. (2021). ‘No test, no disease’: Multilevel barriers to HIV testing among young men who have sex with men and young transgender women in three <...
Sexual Health among Older Gay Men & Transgender Women in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Workshop: Understanding and Providing Quality Care for Sexual and Gender Minorities (LGBTQ+ People)
LGBT+ inclusion and human rights in Thailand
Impacts of COVID-19 on Transgender People in India
Impacts of COVID-19 on Transgender People in India (2)