The Role of Empowerment Ideology in the Mobilisation of a Marginalised Group: A Case Study of a Sex Workers' Collective.

Abstract

The presentation outlines: the context of HIV prevention in India; an approach to community mobilisation; the case study (VAMP/SANGRAM working with sex workers in 7 districts around Maharashtra and the north Karnataka border); the research methods; VAMP's ideology (with regard to the staff's attitudes and behaviour, members' confidence and critical thinking, and guidance for decisions and actions.

Citation

XXXIII All India sociological conference, Dharwad, India, November 29 - December 1 2007, 10 pp.

The Role of Empowerment Ideology in the Mobilisation of a Marginalised Group: A Case Study of a Sex Workers’ Collective.

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