Identifying needs for and accessibility of HIV-related services for transgender individuals in the South Caucasus

Published: November 11, 2013

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 3
Results of the survey 4
Social-demographic features 4
Gender identity and sexual orientation 5
Sex reassignment surgery and its steps 7
Attitudes and knowledge on HIV/AIDS 9
HIV testing 13
HIV related risk behavior experience 14
Drug and alcohol use 17
Needs and demand for HIV related prevention programs 18
Attitudes towards transgender and the barriers in terms of receiving HIV related
prevention services 22
Main findings and conclusions 26
Gender identity and sexual orientation 26
Sex reassignment surgery and its steps 26
Attitudes and knowledge on HIV/AIDS 27
HIV testing 28
HIV related risk behavior experience 29
Drug and Alcohol Use 31
Needs and demand for HIV related prevention programs 31
Attitudes towards transgender and the barriers in terms of receiving HIV related
prevention services 33
Recommendations 35
Annex I Research Questionnaire 36

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