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International ASSHH Conference
The 3rd Conference of the Association for the Social Sciences and Humanities in HIV (ASSHH) will take place between 6-9 July 2015 in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
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FSSS Grants-in-Aid Program
The Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality has a Grants-in-Aid Program that provides up to $1,000 (per grant) to support scientific sexuality research in areas not likely to receive support from other sources.
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Sexuality, Health and Society - Latin American Journal 18
The ensemble of articles and book reviews in this issue of Sexuality, Health and Society explore life, labor, and identity itineraries unforeseen/unforeseeable vis-à-vis currrent gender and sexuality conventions. They discuss various situations of displacement or rupture: commercial sex; infertility and its derivations; Viagra recreational use; beauty pageants; abortion and couple swinging.
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Call for abstracts - SVRI Forum 2015: Innovation and intersections
The event will be hosted from 14 – 17 September at Spier 1692 Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa. It will bring together colleagues from around the world, under the theme of innovation and intersections, to present paper and poster presentations, special sessions and workshops, to discuss scientific and practical matters related to the prevention and response to sexual and partner violence. Deadline for abstracts: 30 April 2015.
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Call for papers: Technoscience, bodies, gender and sexuality
In this number, we intend to publish papers based on empirical researches and/or theoretical approaches, which analyze how gender permeate the production of scientific knowledge, as well as its implications in the production of conventions and interventions about the issues in question. The submissions must be sent until February, 14, 2015.
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Another facet of femicide
The high rate of unsafe abortion in Brazil is one of the challenges that recently re-elected President Dilma Rousseff must face in her second term in office. It is time to recognize that if keeping abortion illegal kills millions of women, it constitutes a form of femicide.
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On the media

| Noruega: Identificação de gênero legal será acessível e fácil (16/04/2015 - Anistia Internacional - Brasil - )

| Brasil tem "cultura da cesariana", aponta OMS (15/04/2015 - JB - Brasil - )

| Irã vai nomear primeira embaixadora desde a Revolução Islâmica de 1979, diz mídia (14/04/2015 - CCR - Brasil - )

| ¿Embajador francés rechazado por ser gay? (14/04/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| Epidemia de cesáreas (13/04/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| Pesquisa revela que transmissão de HIV resistente a antirretrovirais aumenta pouco (08/04/2015 - Agência de Notícias da Aids - Brasil - )

| A igualdade vence os preconceitos (07/04/2015 - El País - Brasil - )

| TC declara constitucional la unión civil, pero limita derecho a la no discriminación (07/04/2015 - MOVILH - Chile - )

| EE.UU. investigará denuncias de abuso sexual de sus militares a menores colombianas (06/04/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| Estado de EEUU aprueba una ley criticada por discriminar a los homosexuales (31/03/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| Un distrito de Tokio, primero en reconocer unión de parejas gais en Japón (31/03/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| Acoso político hacia las mujeres: Acciones concretas ya (31/03/2015 - Noticias SER - Perú - )

| Crece 30 % número de mujeres que desisten de abortar legalmente en Uruguay (29/03/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| Contra la homofobia (29/03/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| Grupo se reúne com autoridades em Brasília para pedir liberação do aborto (24/03/2015 - G1 - Brasil - )

 

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