The socio-economic determinants of health for transgender women in South Africa: findings from a mixed-methods study

  title={The socio-economic determinants of health for transgender women in South Africa: findings from a mixed-methods study},
  author={L. Leigh Ann Van der Merwe and Cheryl Nikodem and Deborah Ewing},
  pages={41 - 55}
abstract Research conducted among transgender women in South Africa shows a marked tendency toward health disparities and poor access to appropriate mental, sexual and reproductive health services. Little is known about the socio-economic conditions underlying the health of transgender women in the country. A study was conducted to examine the cost of being a transgender woman in South Africa, in relation to physical, psychological, economic and social well-being, and vulnerability to gender… 
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