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DARON, Vanderléia Laodete Pulga. The educative dimension of the social fight for health in the Movement of Peasant Women and the political-pedagogical challenges for a popular education in health. Cad. CEDES [online]. 2009, vol.29, n.79, pp.387-399. ISSN 0101-3262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32622009000300008.
This paper presents some reflections and apprenticeships based on an investigation of the Movement of Peasant Women's fight for health, through the analysis of observations, reports, documents, life stories and interviews made with women who participate in this organization. It unveils the bases that support and found the emergency of the fight for health in this organization and the educative, political and therapeutic dimension expressed in it. It presents the political-pedagogic challenges for the popular education in health, which emerge from this experience.
Keywords : Peasant women; Health; Health popular education; Gender.