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SPW Activities

NEW! Sexuality Policy Watch presents the final outcomes of the  regional Dialogues in Asia, Latin America and Africa and of one inter-regional meeting that took place  between 2009 and 2011 to critically reflect on Sexuality and (Geo) Politics. These rich and diverse exercises are now compiled in a two-volume publication in e-book format edited by Sonia Corrêa, Rafael de la Dehesa and Richard Parker.  Click in the banner below to access the publication!

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WE RECOMMEND

NEW! The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) has launched a new publication: Sex Workers Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice: Post 2012 AWID International Forum Innovation Seed Grants, available in English, French and Spanish.
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SPW recommends the Global Public Health Special Issue (volume 10, issue 2) on SRHR "Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for the next decades: What’s been achieved? What lies ahead?”, available online.
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Our publications

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AROUND THE WORLD

NEW! SPW has gathered the main facts on sexual and reproductive rights global landscape in February 2015. Click here to read it.
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Chilean lawmakers have approved same-sex civil unions. The text goes now to President Michelle Bachelet, who is expected to sign it. Click here and here to learn more.
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A Cairo court acquitted 26 men of charges of participating in a gay “sex party” at a public bathhouse in December. Click herehere and here to learn more about the importance of the decision.
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AROUND THE WEB

NEW! Read Jadaliyya's article 'A Distinctly French Universalism’: Translating Laïcité after Charlie. Here.
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Read The Guardian's article about Brazilian abortion landscape and its tragic effects on women's health. Here.
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CHECK IT OUT

NEW! Reproductive Health Matters Journal is calling for papers to its volume 23, number 46. The issue will be Sexuality, sexual rights and sexual politics. Submissions until May 31 2015. Learn more here.
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Sogns: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
invites submissions for a special issue titled "Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century," slated for publication in the Autumn 2016 issue. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2015. Click here to learn more.
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