Sexuality, health, and human rights: self-identified priorities of indigenous women in Peru

@article{Bant2008SexualityHA,
  title={Sexuality, health, and human rights: self-identified priorities of indigenous women in Peru},
  author={A. Bant and F. Girard},
  journal={Gender & Development},
  year={2008},
  volume={16},
  pages={247 - 256}
}
The link between sexuality and development is often not well understood, or it is thought to be a frivolous subject, to be addressed after other, more ‘important’ needs are met. But, from the perspective of indigenous women in Latin America, the right to control sexuality is in fact a crucial element in the improvement of their daily lives. Participatory assessments of health problems with Andean and Amazon women in Peru demonstrate that sexual-rights issues, particularly those related to… Expand
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