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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! SPW recommends the report written by activists and funders aimet at supporting better coordination and collaboration on trans and intersex funding. Download it here.
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The Center for Reproductive Rights has published its September 2014 edition of the Reproductive Rights Rundown, highlighting reproductive rights developments in UN Treaty Monitoring Bodies (TMBs). Read it here.
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Our publications

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AROUND THE WORLD

NEW! Egyptian authorities have ordered the arrest of a group of men appearing in a video celebrating a gay marriage, claiming they violated "public decency" and urging investigators "to protect social values". Human Rights Watch condemned the measure.
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The Observatory of Prostitution has published a report revealing the impacts on prostitution and sex trade arising from Brazilian World Cup. Click here to access it.
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SPW has gathered the main facts on sexual and reproductive rights global landscape in August. Read it here.
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AROUND THE WEB

NEW! Read Kafila's article about how the figure of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plays a significant role on gender imaginary in some places of the Asian country.
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Fundamentalist groups in El Salvador have escalated their media attacks against the “Freedom for the 17", which works to free from prison 17 women unjustly incarcerated on abortion-related charges. Read more about it on Reality Check.
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CHECK IT OUT

NEW! The X IASSCS Conference, hosted at Dublin City University, Ireland, proposes to investigate the politics, nature, roles and effects of sexual (and gender) literacy in the cultural, fictional, real and virtual worlds. Deadline for submission of abstract proposals: 10th November 2014. Learn more.
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Troubling Prostitution: exploring intersections of sex, intimacy and labour Conference is calling for papers until 1st October 2014. Learn more.
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Check about International Call for Application to Master of Public Health (MPH/Institute of Global Health at BRAC University) for the academic year 2015-16. Deadline: October 20.
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