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Female adolescents and their sexuality: notions of honor, shame, purity and pollution during the floods

  • Publisher(s): Wiley-Blackwell (Wiley)
  • Publication date: 2000
  • ISBN/ISSN: doi:10.1111/1467-7717.00131
  • Author(s): Faiz, Sabina; Michaud Rashid; Michaud, Stephanie
  • Number of pages: pp. 54-70
  • Price: Free

Disasters, vol. 24, issue 1:

This paper explores the experiences of female adolescents during the 1998 floods in Bangladesh, focusing on the implications of socio-cultural norms related to notions of honour, shame, purity and pollution.

Keywords

  • Themes:Gender, Health & Health Facilities, Social Impacts & Resilience, Water
  • Hazards:Flood
  • Countries/Regions:Bangladesh

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/1179

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