‘If she is a good woman …’ and ‘to be a real man …’: gender, risk and access to HIV services among key populations in Tajikistan

‘If she is a good woman …’ and ‘to be a real man …’: gender, risk and access to HIV services among key populations in Tajikistan

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Год выпуска: 2016

Источник: ROUTLEDGE

ISBN: 1369-1058

Страна: tj, Таджикистан

Язык документа: ENG

The HIV epidemic continues to grow in Tajikistan, especially among people who inject drugs, sex workers, men who have sex with men and incarcerated populations. Despite their susceptibility to HIV,
members of these groups do not always have access to HIV prevention, testing and treatment. The purpose of this study was to identify and understand the gender constraints in accessing HIV services for key populations in Tajikistan. Using focus-group discussions and key informant interviews the assessment team collected information from members of key populations and those who work with them.

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