A new study funded by the Canada Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) called Understanding the Impact of Psychosocial Vulnerabilities on Access to and Utilization of Women centred HIV Support Services among African, Caribbean and Black Women in Canada is looking for participants. The study aims to understand the impact of psychosocial vulnerabilities (racism, sexism, gender discrimination, and psychological distress) on the access to and use of women-centred HIV/AIDS Support Services among African, Caribbean and Black Women in Canada.
Interested individuals who meet the following criteria are welcome to contact researchers
These are individuals who:
1) Are 16 years and above
2) Self-identify as women (transgender or cisgender)
3) Self-identify as African, Caribbean or Black
4) Are English-speaking
5) Live in Canada
6) Are able to provide informed consent
All research activities will take place either remotely (zoom or telephone interview) or in-person (COVID restrictions apply), per participant’s preference. Each interview will be one-to-one and will last approximately 1-1.5 hours. In-person interviews will occur in British Columbia mainland, and online interviews will occur via zoom. The interviews will be conducted by the research team members and staff who have been trained and have experiences working with racialized populations and women living with HIV. Participants will be awarded $50 honorarium in recognition of their time and commitment.