Show No Mercy: Barriers that exist for men who have sex with men to Access Sexual and Reproductive Services

Published: February 1, 2008

Show No Mercy: Barriers that exist for men who have sex with men to Access Sexual and Reproductive Services

Table of Contents

LIST OF TABLES…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6

PART I – INTRODUCTION ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8
BACKGROUND………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 9
THE PROBLEM……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10
PURPOSE AND SIGNIFICANCE ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10
ABBREVIATIONS AND DEFINITION OF TERMS…………………………………………………………………. 12

PART II-LITERATURE REVIEW……………………………………………………………………………. 14
INTERNATIONAL MSM REVIEW ……………………………………………………………………………………. 15
NATIONAL MSM REVIEW …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 20

PART III – RESEARCH DESIGN ……………………………………………………………………………… 22
SAMPLE:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… – 23 – METHODOLOGY: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. – 24 –
DATA COLLECTION AND LIMITATIONS:……………………………………………………………………… – 25 –

PART IV – DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS……………………………………………..- 27 –
DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE …………………………………………………………………………………………… – 28 – MSM INTERVIEWS RESULTS……………………………………………………………………………………… – 30 – HEALTH PROVIDERS AND COMMUNITY-BASED RESPONSES…………………………………………. – 38 –

PART V-CONCLUSION & RECOMMENDATION………………………………………………….- 44 –
CONCLUSION ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. – 45 – RECOMMENDATIONS ………………………………………………………………………………………………… – 50 –

BIBLIOGRAPHY……………………………………………………………………………………………………- 53 –

ANNEX1- INTERVIEWS OF 50 HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS………………………….- 54 –

ANNEX 2: MSM INTERVIEWS PUNTA GORDA ……………………………………………….. – 55 –

ANNEX 3: SUMMARY OF DATA FINDING FOR 115 MSM INTERVIEWED ….. – 58 –

ANNEX 4: BREAKDOWN OF BCC REPORT FROM UNIBAM FROM 2006 AND 2007………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..- 60 –

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