Other Studies

Other studies with involvement of Varta Trust representatives:

Case study titled Livelihood, Exclusion and Opportunity: Socioeconomic Welfare among Gender and Sexuality Non-normative People in India, Pawan Dhall and Dr. Paul Boyce – commissioned by Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton under their Sexuality, Poverty and Law Programme supported by the Department for International Development, UK – published February 2015.

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Gender Based Violence against Men who have Sex with Men and Male-to-Female Transgender Persons in South Asia, 2015-16 – qualitative study commissioned by UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub under its Global Fund Multi-Country South Asia HIV Programme and conducted by International Center for Research on Women, Delhi – Pawan Dhall contributed to data collection in India, data analysis and report writing.

Poster based on the study presented by Pawan Dhall at the '21st International AIDS Conference' in Durban, July 18-22, 2016 – poster titled Role of Building Capacities for Sexual Consent in Reducing HIV Vulnerability among MSM and Transgender Women in South Asia.

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Report titled Social Media, Sexuality and Sexual Health Advocacy in Kolkata, India, Dr. Rohit K. Dasgupta, Pawan Dhall and Dr. Paul Boyce – qualitative study commissioned by the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK and funded by Wellcome Trust, London under their project Mobile-ising for Sexual Health: Digital Technologies and Sexual Health Advocacy in India – published by Bloomsbury, Delhi, April 2017.

Read article on the report in the South Asia @ LSE blog of the London School of Economics and Political Science here (published July 2017).

Poster based on the qualitative study (and Varta Trust’s online locator for queer friendly health and legal aid services in India developed in collaboration with Grindr for Equality, Los Angeles and SAATHII, Chennai) presented at the ‘22nd International AIDS Conference’ in Amsterdam, July 23-27, 2018 – poster titled Digital Media and Sexual Health Promotion among MSM and Transgender Women in India: Exploring the Contours of Online Interventions.

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Report on qualitative evaluation of Sabrang sexual health guidance app for men who have sex with men and transgender women developed by MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child, Delhi under their mHealth programme (pilot phase) in 2017 – Pawan Dhall conducted the evaluation with support from Sudeb Sadhu.

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