Sex politics – Reports from the front lines is the outcome of a project launched by Sexuality policy Watch (SWP) in 2004: a transnational, cross cultural research initiative to capture some dynamic of sexual politics in our time. Research was performed in eight countries, including Vietnam and two global institutions, the United Nations and the World Bank. Research in Vietnam. Research in Vietnam explored the shift in social and health priorities from family planning to HIV/AIDS and was conducted in April, 2008.
This is the second phase research following its previous baseline survey. It was implemented in September, 2007 under the Project VNM7R105 to help the radio program “the Voice of Vietnam” establish a series radio education program on reproductive health (RH), family planning (FP) and HIV/AIDS prevention. The specific objectives included (1) to define the program’s target audience; (2) identify the education issues of the program and (3) generate a value system for the program.
The Center for Community Health Research and Development (CCRD) provided technical assistance to 10 project provinces (Dien Bien, Hai Duong, Quang Tri, Hue, Da Nang, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Long An, Can Tho, Binh Duong, Dong Thap) within the framework of the project "Prevention HIV/AIDS among Youth” in the General Official for Population Family Planning, Ministry of Health funded under Asian Development Bank (ADB), 2009”. CCRD rendered support in five components of the project: