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PLA Notes 37 February 2000 Sexual and reproductive health From reproduction to rights: Participatory approaches to sexual and reproductive health
Document begins: PLA Notes 37 February 2000 Sexual and reproductive health From reproduction to rights: Participatory approaches to sexual and reproductive health Andrea Cornwall and Alice Welbourn Introduction work. Little attention was paid to younger This special issue of PLA Notes focuses or older women's sexual and reproductive concerns. Men's involvement and their on participatory approaches to sexual and SRH needs remained unaddressed. reproductive health1. It brings together accounts of exciting initiatives from around the world that hold the potential for Similarly, any mainstream agency working transforming an arena that has tended to on sexually related illness focused on HIV provide information and services rather prevention with female sex workers and than seek to engage people more actively male truck drivers (their clients). Whilst epidemiologically, they may have been the in processes of change. Ranging from groups who appeared then to be most `at innovative uses of participatory methods risk', sex workers, already stigmatised by to enhance communication and society, were then ostracised yet further by understanding to strategies to amplify the voices of people who would otherwise others for their apparent association with remain unheard in policy and institutional HIV prevention work. Ironically, in many processes, the articles in ...