• Sima Barmania
  • Michael J. Reiss
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Public Health book series (BRIEFSPUBLIC)


This chapter draws together various components by, firstly, reiterating the context and purpose of the study. It then discusses how Islamic religious beliefs regarding sexual activity outside marriage, Men who have Sex with Men and transgender women affect HIV prevention policy. It triangulates the findings using both the qualitative and quantitative components to understand stakeholders’ knowledge of and views about HIV transmission and prevention.


Islam Men who have Sex with Men Transgender women Stakeholders Triangulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sima Barmania
    • 1
  • Michael J. Reiss
    • 1
  1. 1.UCL Institute of EducationUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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