By Andrea Cornwall, Sonia Corrêa, Susie Jolly

This e-book deals compelling insights into modern demanding situations and transformative probabilities of the fight for sexual rights. It combines the conceptual with the political, and gives inspiring examples of functional interventions and campaigns that emphasize the confident dimensions of sexuality. It brings jointly reflections and reviews of researchers, activists and practitioners from Brazil, India, Nigeria, Peru, Serbia, South Africa, Turkey, the united kingdom and Zambia. From political discourse on intercourse and masculinity to intercourse paintings and trafficking, from HIV and sexuality to struggles for felony reform and citizenship, the authors discover the profits of constructing greater linkages among sexuality, human rights and improvement.

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It also underlines how the internal legal debate cannot be fully understood without taking into account Turkey’s desire to join the European Union, and European assumptions that the main sexuality issue is honour crime, a view that sidelines many other sexual rights claims. One lesson emerging from the diversity of examples this book brings together applies across the board to development policies and interventions: the need to pay closer attention to what works for particular contexts, rather than superimposing normative categories and prescriptions on vastly dissimilar settings.

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