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PLA Notes 37 February 2000 11 Experiences of using a participatory approach in Cambodia: Exposing the needs of sex and good women
Document begins: PLA Notes 37 February 2000 11 Experiences of using a participatory approach in Cambodia: Exposing the needs of sex and good women Julie Forder ! Introduction Background Over the last eighteen months, CARE The sexual health needs assessment aimed to International in Cambodia, the Cambodian identify the sexual health needs of young Health Education Development, people undertaking garment work. It was Reproductive Health Association of designed so as to learn with these young Cambodia and Women Development people about a number of aspects of their Association have been using participatory lives. These included their general concerns, tools for sexual health assessment with their knowledge of anatomy and physiology young garment workers1. With additional of men and women and their relationships funding and technical support from FOCUS and sexual practices. 77 young people aged on Young Adults, the project team adapted 15-23 were involved in the research, of and applied participatory methods and tools which 75% were female, broadly reflecting used by CARE Zambia in their work on the balance of the workforce in the garment adolescent sexual health (Kaul Shah et al. factories of Phnom Penh, the Cambodian 1999). The process, which is still capital. continuing, has enabled ...