Who decides to have sex? Exploring the perceptions of Timorese women and men through a reproductive justice lens

@article{Wallace2019WhoDT,
  title={Who decides to have sex? Exploring the perceptions of Timorese women and men through a reproductive justice lens},
  author={Heather Julie Wallace and Susan Mcdonald and Suzanne Belton and Agueda Isolina Miranda and Eurico da Costa and Livio da Conceicao Matos and Helen Henderson and Angela Taft},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  year={2019},
  volume={22},
  pages={112 - 127}
}
Abstract Despite national policies to support sexual rights, Timorese women are constrained when making sexual and reproductive health decisions. Contextual understanding of sexual decision making is vital for effective engagement by sexual and reproductive health service providers with communities. An intersectional reproductive justice approach broadens the sexual rights lens allowing for an examination of multi-system factors impacting on sexual rights and health. Using the Matrix of… 
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