Kanade, Savita; Alexander, Mallika; Garda, Laila; Jejeebhoy, Shireen; Ganatra, Bela
June 2007
Journal of Family Welfare;Jun2007, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p9
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the sexual behavior of young people in India by addressing methodological and ethical challenges in field research. It offers an account of field experiences and strategies in order to respond to various methodological and ethical issues covered by the study. The authors stress that the field experiences provided in the research reflect the significant interest of young people in tackling the details of their romantic and sexual knowledge. Some of the major challenges encountered include overcoming negative community reactions, establishing relations with study communities and young people, ensuring privacy for the interview, and addressing the health needs of communities.


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