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Violence, abuse and discrimination: Key factors militating against control of HIV/AIDS among the LGBTI sector | Abstract
HIV: Current Research

HIV: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0805

Abstract

Violence, abuse and discrimination: Key factors militating against control of HIV/AIDS among the LGBTI sector

D T Abaver

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) South Africans continue to face considerable challenges, including societal stigma, homophobic violence (particularly corrective rape), and high rates of sexually transmitted diseases and infections (particularly Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/AIDS) even when discrimination based on sexual orientation was outlawed by South African's post-apartheid constitution. This study was conducted to ascertain violence, abuse and discrimination against the LGBTI sector as key factors that hinder the smooth implementation of HIV/AIDS programme among sexually minority (LGBTI) group in Walter Sisulu University, South Africa.

Published Date: 2021-02-21;