Volume 11 Supplement 3

Contextualising rights: the lived experience of sexual and reproductive health rights


Edited by Hilary Standing, Rose N Oronje and Kate Hawkins

Publication of this supplement has been supported by funding from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the Research Programme Consortium on Realising Rights: Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health in Poor and Vulnerable Populations.

  1. Research

    Sexuality, rights and personhood: tensions in a transnational world

    This article discusses what happens when normative ‘global’ discourses of rights and individuated sexual identity confront the messiness of ‘local’ realities. It considers the tensions that emerge when the rel...

    Dina M Siddiqi

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 3):S5

    Published on: 16 December 2011

  2. Research

    Operationalising sexual and reproductive health and rights in sub-Saharan Africa: constraints, dilemmas and strategies

    The continued poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa highlight the difficulties in reforming policies and laws, and implementing effective programmes. This paper uses one inte...

    Rose Ndakala Oronje, Joanna Crichton, Sally Theobald, Nana Oye Lithur and Latifat Ibisomi

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 3):S8

    Published on: 16 December 2011