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HERDIN Record #: CAR-UCBCF-15121008425470

Sexual reproductive health in the context of Cordillera cultural communities through time.

June Prill-Brett

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This paper deals with sexual and reproductive health (SRH) in the context of 
Cordillera cultural communities as viewed over time. To account for the diversity in 
SRH beliefs and practices regarding sex, gender, gender relations, sexual equality 
and equity, it is important to examine the world view of the people that exhibits 
these differences. Using the holistic view would necessarily include the examination 
of beliefs and practices that are influenced by the ecological, economic, socio-
political and cultural aspects of society. The paper further looks into the factors that 
contribute to the changing beliefs and practices of sexual and reproductive health, 
and the effects of these changes in the SRH of the communities in transition.

Publication Type
Others
Place of Publication
Baguio City
Publication Date
2008

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This paper deals with sexual and reproductive health (SRH) in the context of 
Cordillera cultural communities as viewed over time. To account for the diversity in 
SRH beliefs and practices regarding sex, gender, gender relations, sexual equality 
and equity, it is important to examine the world view of the people that exhibits 
these differences. Using the holistic view would necessarily include the examination 
of beliefs and practices that are influenced by the ecological, economic, socio-
political and cultural aspects of society. The paper further looks into the factors that 
contribute to the changing beliefs and practices of sexual and reproductive health, 
and the effects of these changes in the SRH of the communities in transition.