Sex Without Consent

Young People in Developing Countries

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Iqbal Shah, and Shyam Thapa

Sex Without Consent

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Iqbal Shah, and Shyam Thapa

Distributed for Zed Books

384 pages | 6.125 x 9.1875
Paper $48.95 ISBN: 9781842776810 Published December 2005 For sale in North and South America only
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Part 1: Introduction
1. Non-consensual sexual experiences of young people in developing countries: An overview - Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and Sarah Bott

Part 2: Non-consensual sexual experiences and underlying gender norms
2. Sexual violence against women and girls: Recent findings from Latin America and the Caribbean - Mary C. Ellsberg
3. Young women's experiences of forced sex within marriage: Evidence from India - K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy
4. Sexual coercion among ever-partnered women in Thailand - Wassana Im-em, Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra and Kritaya Archvanitkul
5. Non-consensual sex among South African youth: Prevalence of coerced sex and discourses of control and desire - Rachel Jewkes
6. Attitudes, norms and experiences of sexual coercion among young people in Ibadan, Nigeria - Ademola J. Ajuwon
7. Investigating exchange in sexual relationships in sub-Saharan Africa using survey data - Nancy Luke

Part 3: Young men as victims and perpetrators
8. Assessing young people's non-consensual sexual experiences: Lessons from Peru - Carlos F. Caceres
9. Non-consensual sexual experiences of young people in Kenya: Boys as perpetrators and victims - Carolyne Njue, Ian Askew and Jane Chege
10. Youth gang rape in Phnom Penh - David John Wilkinson, Luke Samuel Bearup and Tong Soprach

Part 4: Outcomes of non-consensual sex
11. Childhood and adolescent sexual abuse and incest: Experiences of women survivors in India - Anuja Gupta and Ashwini Ailawadi
12. Coerced first intercourse and reproductive health among adolescent women in Rakai, Uganda - Michael A. Koenig, Iryna Zablotska, Tom Lutalo, Fred Nalugoda, Jennifer Wagman and Ron Gray
13. Coercive sex and psychosocial outcomes in adolescents: Exploring the role of parental relationships - Vikram Patel and Gracy Andrew

Part 5: Legal, education and health system responses
14. The vulnerability of adolescence: Legal responses to non-consensual sexual experiences of young persons in India - Indira Jaising
15. Synchronizing traditional legal responses to non-consensual sexual experiences with contemporary human rights jurisprudence - Charles Ngwena
16. Developing opportunities within the education sector to prevent non-consensual sexual experiences: An emerging issue for human rights, public health and education development goals - Judith Mirsky
17. The health service response to sexual violence: Lessons from IPPF/WHR member associations in Latin America - Sarah Bott, Alessandra C. Guedes and Ana Guezmes
18. Non-consensual adolescent sexual experiences: Policy implications - Alan J. Flisher

Part 6: Approaches to the study of non-consensual sex
19. Pitfalls in the study of sexual coercion: What are we measuring and why? - Cicely Marston
20. Research designs for investigating non-consensual sexual experiences among young people - Philip Guest
21. Obtaining accurate responses to sensitive questions among Thai students: A comparison of two data collection techniques - Patchara Rumakom, Philip Guest, Waranuch Chinvarasopak, Watit Utarmat and Jiraporn Sontanakanit
22. Ethical issues in research on sexual coercion among youth - John W. Townsend

Part 7: Moving forward
23. Non-consensual sex and young people: Looking ahead - Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Iqbal H. Shah and Shyam Thapa

Notes on contributors
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