The National institutes of health to combat the expenditure of over $100,000 intersectional stigma” of transwomen in Nepal”.
The project is the provision of a “stigma research initiative” in the South Asian country, as a means to explore”, to identify anti-trans stigma” against transwomen, or biological men than women.
Researchers at the Public Health Foundation Enterprises, a non-profit based in California, said her taxpayer-funded project is necessary because no one has ever trans-examined stigma in Nepal, and it is “past”.
“There is no HIV prevention intervention for transwomen (TW) with evidence of effectiveness outside of the United States. The greatest burden of HIV among TW rests on those outside of the US, where overlapping stigma is a driver of HIV,” the grant States. “No research has in South Asia examines the impact of intersectional stigma, HIV risk, and ensure that TW.”
“TW unique distinguish vulnerabilities in relation to stigma from those of the [men who have sex with men] MSM, and other groups of the population, and it is long since time that must be explored to their specific risks and intervention,” grant says.
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