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Representations and practices of sexuality among the youth and the feminization of AIDS in Mozambique : research report / Teresa Cruz e Silva, Ximena Andrade, Maria José Arthur, Conceição Osório.

Silva, Teresa Cruz e

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Maputo : WLSA Moçambique, 2007.

Physical description

181 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm


Methodology -- 1. Field of analysis and theoretical research model -- 2. Literature review: concepts and approaches -- 3. Target group -- 4. Data collection and characterisation of sample -- 5. The sites under study -- Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Public -- Policies -- 1. Sexual and reproductive rights -- 2. Law and national policy for the fight against HIV/AIDS -- Vulnerable target groups -- 3. Other key aspects for the exercise of sexual and reproductive rights in the context of AIDS -- Perception and Practice of Sexuality in the Era of Aids -- 1. Representations of sexuality -- 2. From sexuality to knowledge about STIs and HIV/AIDS -- Sexual and Reproductive Rights and the Feminization of Aids -- 1. Sexual and Reproductive Rights and power relations -- 2. Pregnancy and its interruption -- 3. Is it sexual violence? Yes or no? -- 4. Sexual education for youth, a solution? -- University Students: the Practice of Sexuality, in the Context of HIV/AIDS -- 1. Sexuality: knowledge, practice and rights -- 1.1. Where, by whom and what should they learn about sex and sexuality -- 1.2. Differences between learning about and the practice of sexuality -- 1.3. Differentiated ideas about sexual and reproductive rights -- 2. AIDS, knowledge, practice and rights -- 2,1. Knowledge -- 2.2. Relation between knowledge and practices -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Bibliography.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-181).


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