Transgender women in Malaysia, in the context of HIV and Islam: a qualitative study of stakeholders' perceptions.
BMC Int Health Hum Rights 2017 Oct 18;17(1):30. Epub 2017 Oct 18.
UKM Medical centre, Faculty of Medicine, International Centre for Casemix and Clinical Coding, National University of Malaysia, Jalaan Yaacob Latif, Kuala Lumpur, 56000 Cheras, Malaysia.
Background: Globally, one of the key groups considered to be at high risk of acquiring HIV are transgender women, often a marginalised group. In the Malaysian context there has been a scarcity of published research relating to transgender women, a sensitive issue in a Muslim majority country, where Islam plays an influential role in society. Furthermore, there has been a paucity of research relating to how such issues relate to HIV prevention in transgender women in Malaysia. Read More