Gender Dichotomy Ar Methodology

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Provision of quality health care is a serious policy concern across the world. Owing to this, health care system and provision of basic health facilities have generally improved around the globe. However there are still notable disparities among the heath care facilities in some developing countries. Health care status of transgender is more critical in countries like Pakistan. The transgender are denied the right to health care facilitates because of their gender ambiguity. They are excluded in the health care policies and insurances. Bhutta, (2011) defined transgender as “Transgender is a person who is born with typical male or female anatomies but feels as though he/she has been born into the wrong body”. Several terms are used nationally and internationally to refer to people who do not fall in one of the categories of the established. However, the most commonly used terms in English language are transgender, eunuch, transsexual, transvestite and hermaphrodite. In Pakistan non-conformist persons to the established traditional gender dichotomy…show more content…
Qualitative Research is a means for exploring and understanding the social meanings ascribed by people to a social reality (Neuman, 2000).

Theoretical Framework
The current study will be conducted under the umbrella of interpretive school of thought. The researcher will be able to look closely at what are the experiences of the transgender about getting health facilities in Pakistan owing to their specific socially excluded position in the society. This specific investigation of lived experiences of individuals in a society is called “Phenomenology” therefore the ontological position of this study is phenomenological.

Tool for data collection
The basic tool for conducting a phenomenology is ‘in-depth interview’; therefore, semi-structured in-depth interviews will be planned for this

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