Sharanya Rao, an undergraduate student at Mary Baldwin University, USA, is seeking participants for a research study that looks at the relationship between Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code and aspects of well-being. The online survey will take approximately 25-30 minutes to complete; it will include reading a brief passage on Section 377 and answering some survey questions. All responses will remain anonymous, and participation in the study is completely voluntary.
The study is part of Sharanya’s senior thesis being supervised by psychology professor Dr. Chandra Mason, and has received ethics approval from the Mary Baldwin University Institutional Review Board (Protocol #1617-21). The study has taken all steps to protect the rights of research participants.
Inclusion criteria: Any non-pregnant adult (>=18) of Indian origin, regardless of citizenship or current residence.
Incentive: The first 100 individuals to complete the study have the opportunity to receive a Rs. 200 recharge for their prepaid phone.
For more information, go to the information sheet and consent form at https://marybaldwin.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_79Grt2cmpATwGeV