(Updated: 2022/01/31)

About the journal

 

Basic Information

  The journal Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad (Rio de Janeiro) is a project by the Latin American Center on Sexuality and Human Rights (CLAM-IMS/UERJ), seeking to promote the exchange of Latin American scholarly production and its dissemination among researchers, activists and policymakers. The journal will welcome unpublished articles which, focusing on the contexts of countries in the region, explore the cultural and political dimensions of sexuality.

Its abbreviated title is Sex., Salud Soc. (Rio J.), which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.
 

 

Indexed in

 
  • SciELO Brasil - Scientific Electronic Library Online
  • LATINDEX - Sistema regional de información en línea para revistas científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal
  • CLASE - Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
  • DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
  • REDALYC - Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y El Caribe, España y Portugal
 

 

Intellectual Property

 

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

 

 

Sponsors

 

Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad (Rio de Janeiro) receives financial support from:

UERJ - Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (2009- atual)

PPGSC - Programa de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva/Uerj (2009 - atual)

Fundação Ford (2009/2010/2011)

IPEA - Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada, Brasil (2012)

FAPERJ - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (2012/2013/2014)

CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, Brasil (2013/2014/2015/2019)

CAPES - Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior, Brasil (2013/2017/2018)

CEPESC - Centro de Estudos e Pesquisa em Saúde Coletiva (2016)

 

 


 

Editorial Board

 

Editors

 

Sergio L. CARRARA, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (Editor in Chief)

Silvia AGUIÃO, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rogerio AZIZE, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Gustavo BLAZQUEZ, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina

Carlos CÁCERES, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru

Paula LACERDA, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Maria G. LUGONES, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina

Claudia MORA, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Mario M. PECHENY, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Silvina RAMOS, Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad, Argentina

Susana ROSTAGNOL, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

Jane RUSSO, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Horacio F. SIVORI, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Ivonne SZASZ, Centro de Estudios Demográficos, Urbanos y Ambientales, El Colegio de México, México

Bruno D. ZILLI, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

 

 

Book Reviews Publishers

 

Rogerio AZIZE, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

María CARRANZA, Instituto Costarricense de Investigación y Enseñanza en Nutrición y Salud y Centro Centroamericano de Población, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica

 Anna Paula UZIEL, Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos, Instituto de Psicologia, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

 

 

Editorial Assistant

  Marcos Paulo NASCIMENTO, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil  

 

Editorial Council

 

Peter AGGLETON, University of London, Reino Unido

Ana AMUCHÁSTEGUI, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco, México

Nathalie BAJOS, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, França

Regina M. BARBOSA, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brasil

Jaime BARRIENTOS, Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile

Cristiana L. D. BASTOS, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Michel BOZON Institut National d'Études Démographiques, França

Kenneth R. CAMARGO, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Héctor CARRILLO, Northwestern University, Estados Unidos/México

Radhika CHADIRAMANI, TARSHI, Índia

Luiz F. D. DUARTE, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rafael DÍAZ, San Francisco State University, Estados Unidos

Norma FULLER, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru, Peru

Alain GIAMI, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, França

Mónica GOGNA, Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad, Argentina

María M. GÓMEZ, UniAndes, Colombia

James GREEN, Brown University, Estados Unidos

María F. GREGORI, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brasil

Maria L. HEILBORN, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Gilbert HERDT, San Francisco State University, Estados Unidos

Barbara KLUGMAN, University Witwatersrand, África do Sul

Daniela KNAUTH, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil

Diana MAFFIA, Instituto Hannah Arendt, Argentina

María E. MANNARELLI, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru

Irma PALMA, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Nancy PALOMINO, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Perú

Richard PARKER, Columbia University, Estados Unidos

Roger R. RIOS, Justiça Federal, Brasil

Júlio A. SIMÕES, Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil

Fernando URREA, Universidad del Valle, Colombia

Teresa VALDÉS, Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo de la Mujer, Chile

Silvia R.VÁSQUEZ SOTELO, Comitê Latino-Americano e do Caribe para a Defesa dos Direitos da Mulher, Peru

Adriana VIANNA, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Mara VIVEROS VIGOYA, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

 

 

Editorial Production

 

Andreia RESENDE, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (Graphic Design)

Natali NABEKURA, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (Layout Editor)

 

 


Instructions to authors

 

Scope and Policy

 

The on-line journal Sexuality, Health and Society is a project by the Latin American Center on Sexuality and Human Rights (CLAM-IMS/UERJ), seeking to promote the exchange of Latin American scholarly work, and its dissemination among researchers, social activists, and policymakers. The journal receives unpublished articles that, with a focus on Latin America, explore cultural and political dimensions of sexualities, and bring relevant and original contributions to the subject.

Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad- Revista Latinoamericana is mainly interested in:

a)Practices and social representations sexualities/eroticism, and their connections different to social markers of difference (gender, class, skin color/race, ethnicity/nationality, life course stages/generation, etc.);

b) public policy, juridical frameworks, and the political action of different civil society actors (social movements, religious groups, NGOs, funding agencies, etc.) in the process of institution of sexual and reproductive rights in the domains of health, justice, and education, among others.

c) scientific theories and expert knowledge on sexuality  with emphasis on the role of public health for the development of research and public policies in this area.

The journal will privilege the perspective of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. Articles may be written in one of three languages: English, Portuguese, or Spanish. The contributions may include theoretical discussions; the analysis of empirical data or research results; literature reviews. For its Book Review section, books reviewed must have been published in the past two years and focus the Journal  main thematic interests.

Process of assessment by peers on a "double blind" basis

The thematic and disciplinary relevance of texts to be reviewed by peers on a "double blind" basis will be previously evaluated by the editors. To be published, the papers submitted must obtain favorable indications from two reviewers who master the subject. In case of disparity, the text will be subjected to critical review by a third ad hoc evaluator, from which the editorial decision to publish or not will be made. The articles sent for assessment by the Journal must not be under the process of assessment by any other publication.

Grammar and style review

Once the “double blind” peer review process has been completed and the editorial decision in favor of publication has been taken, it will be up to authors to submit the text to grammatical and style correction, if editors and / or reviewers consider such correction necessary. The name of the reviewer, his credentials and contact details must be informed to the journal and appear in a footnote in the body of the article.
 
Anti-plagiarism policy

With the commitment to avoid plagiarism practices that violate the ethical bases of scientific production and constitute crimes of copyright infringement under Brazilian law, Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad uses software to identify texts that are similar to other content available on the internet. The journal reserves the right to refuse manuscripts in which plagiarized content of any length is identified.
 

 

Form and preparation of manuscripts

 

Will be accepted for submission in Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad - Revista Latinoamericana:

Articles

Articles must be unpublished and must present original discussions that are relevant and pertinent to the areas of interest of the journal, and whose focus is on Latin-American countries;

Articles must have a maximum of 50,000 characters with spaces, including title, abstract and keywords (in Spanish, Portuguese and English), notes and bibliographic references.

Articles are accepted for evaluation and may be published in English, Portuguese, or Spanish.
Articles must include an abstract (with spaces), and five keywords in the language in which the text is written, totaling of up to 1000 characters. The abstract must highlight the article’s main purpose, methods, results, and main conclusions.
Texts originally written in Spanish or Portuguese must also include a thoroughly proofread title, abstract and keywords in English. Articles written in English must include a Spanish translation of those elements. Translations may be reviewed and re-written by the journal.
To guarantee the anonymity of the peer-review process, manuscripts must not contain any marks of authorship, i.e., the authors’ names shall not appear in the body of the text, including references in notes, bibliography, acknowledgements, etc. Those pieces of information must be substituted by the symbol $, and may be reinserted once the article has been accepted for publication. Authors’ data (name, institutional affiliation, city/country, e-mail, etc.) must be inserted in the appropriate fields of the journal’s electronic submission form.

Articles must have a maximum of 50,000 characters with spaces, including title, abstract and keywords (in Spanish, Portuguese and English), notes and bibliographic references.
Texts must be written and edited in Word, with .doc format, letter Arial 12, with 1.5 space. The page configuration will be A4, with 3 cm margins (top, bottom, left and right). The page numbers should be placed in the upper right corner (Arial 10). The title of the work must be centered, font Arial 14, in bold, with capital letters and space 1.5. If there is a subtitle, it must be written in lowercase letters. Abstracts should be in Arial 12, with single space.
Each article may have a maximum of 4 (four) authors. In exceptional cases and subject to a reasoned justification sent to the Journal by the main author, this limit may be exceeded.

In the case of multiple authorship, the type of participation of each author must be explained according to the following categories:1.Conceptualization – Ideas; formulation or evolution of overarching research goals and aims; 2.Data curation – Management activities to annotate (produce metadata), scrub data and maintain research data (including software code, where it is necessary for interpreting the data itself) for initial use and later re-use. 3; Formal analysis – Application of statistical, mathematical, computational, or other formal techniques to analyze or synthesize study data; 4. Funding acquisition - Acquisition of the financial support for the project leading to this publication; 5. Investigation – Conducting a research and investigation process, specifically performing the experiments, or data/evidence collection; 6. Methodology – Development or design of methodology; creation of models; 7. Project administration – Management and coordination responsibility for the research activity planning and execution. 8; Resources – Provision of study materials, reagents, materials, patients, laboratory samples, animals, instrumentation, computing resources, or other analysis tools; 9. Software – Programming, software development; designing computer programs; implementation of the computer code and supporting algorithms; testing of existing code components; 10. Supervision – Oversight and leadership responsibility for the research activity planning and execution, including mentorship external to the core team; 11. Validation – Verification, whether as a part of the activity or separate, of the overall replication/reproducibility of results/experiments and other research outputs; 12. Visualization – Preparation, creation and/or presentation of the published work, specifically visualization/data presentation; 13. Writing – original draft – Preparation, creation and/or presentation of the published work, specifically writing the initial draft (including substantive translation); 14. Writing – review & editing – Preparation, creation and/or presentation of the published work by those from the original research group, specifically critical review, commentary or revision – including pre- or post-publication stages.

Book reviews

1. Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad welcomes unpublished original reviews of books published within the past two years, on topics within the interest and scope of the journal (See "about" / Scope and editorial policy). Reviews submitted must not be under evaluation or edition by another publication.
2. Book reviews must not exceed 20,000 characters (with spaces) in length.
3. Book reviews do not have a title; they must be headed by the full bibliographic reference of the reviewed book (in accordance to the journal’s norms for bibliographic references).
4. The author of the review must insert, below the reviewed book’s full bibliographic reference, his or her name, title, institutional affiliation, city, country, and e-mail.
5. Book reviews must not include notes.
6. If the text of the book review includes other bibliographic citations, those must follow the journal’s Author Guidelines for bibliographic references.
7. In order to submit a book review, one must register as “author” in the journal’s electronic submission system.
8. After evaluation of the pertinence of the topic and the adequacy of written style, the journal’s Review Editors may accept the book review as is, suggest revisions, or reject it, according to the journal’s editorial criteria.
9. Acceptance of a book review for publication does not guarantee its inclusion in the next issue ofSexualidad, Salud y Sociedad.
10. It will be up to authors to submit the text to grammatical and style correction, if editors and / or reviewers consider such correction necessary.

Interviews

Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad will publish interviews with key actors (researchers, activists, public managers, etc.) whose work is relevant to the areas of interest of the Journal.

The proposal for publication of interviews will be forwarded only by the members of the Journal's editorial board.

Footnotes, citations, and bibliographic references

Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad follows ISO 690/87, e ISO 690-2/97 international standards (the latter specifically with regard to electronica documents).
1. Notes shall be inserted at the foot of the page, and must not consist only of bibliographic references.
2. Bibliographic reference identifying the publication from which a passage has been extracted shall be inserted in the main body of text, in the following format: author’s surname, year of publication of the version used, as listed in the article’s bibliographic references, page number/s, all between parentheses. If two or more references have the same author and year, they shall be differentiated by using lowercase letters (a, b, c) after the year. When paraphrasing an idea, use the same reference style, omitting the page number;
3. Direct quotes, up to three lines, shall be transcribed between quotation marks. Citations of more than three lines must be indented 4 cm to the right of the left margin, without quotation marks, using Arial 10 fonts;
4. The complete list of bibliographic references cited must be placed at the end of the text, following ISO standards (see above), as in the following examples.
a) Books
BENTO, Berenice. 2006. A reinvenção do corpo: sexualidade e gênero. 1ª ed. Rio de Janeiro: Garamond.
b) Edited volumes
HEILBORN, M. et al. (eds.) 2005. Sexualidade, família e ethos religioso. 1ª ed. Rio de Janeiro: Garamond.
c) Book chapter
PORTNOY, Fabián. 2005. "El embarazo en la adolescencia y los riesgos perinatales". In: GOGNA, M. (ed.).Embarazo y maternidad en la adolescencia. Estereotipos, evidencias y propuestas para políticas públicas. 1ª ed. Buenos Aires: CEDES. 344. Pp. 67-76.
d) Journal article
CRAPANZANO, Vincent. 2005. "A cena: lançando sombra sobre o real". Mana. Estudos de Antropologia Social. Outubro de 2005. Vol. 11, nº 2, p. 357-383.
e) Thesis or dissertation
CROCKER, C. 1967. Social Organization of the Eastern Bororo. Ph. D. Dissertation, Harvard University.

Citing electronic documents

Bibliographic references to electronic documents shall follow ISO 690-2/97 standards. In general, they must include: author’s surname (in capital letters); name of the autor/s; date of publication (between parentheses); document title; type of media [CD ROM, online, etc.]; editor; 'Available at:' indicating URL; date of latest access [between brackets]. In the case of electronic periodicals or series, issue number shall also be included (volume, issue, etc.). URLs must be active at the time of submission.

Example:
ARRIADA LOREA, R. (18.10.2005). Aborto e direitos humanos na América Latina - Desconstruindo o mito da proteção da vida desde a concepção [online]. Centro Latinoamericano de Sexualidad y Derechos Humanos (CLAM/IMS/UERJ). Available at: http://www.clam.org.br/pdf/abortolorea.pdf [Accessed on 25.06.08].

References to laws, rules and decrees

Bibliographic references referring to laws, rules, decrees and legal documents must conform to ABNT Standard 6023/2018. Federal constitutions, constitutional amendments and infraconstitutional legal texts (decrees, ordinances, resolutions, provisional measures, resolutions etc.) fall within this scope. In general terms, it must include: authorship / entity that publishes the legal document (in capital letters), title of the document, menu, place and date of publication, link to access and access date. In the case of a printed document, include city, publisher, year and the range of pages.

Example:
BRAZIL. Law 8069, of July 13, 1990. Provides for the Statute of Children and Adolescents and provides other measures. Official Gazette of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Brasília, DF, July 16, 1990. Available via: http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/leis/l8069.htm Access: February 10. 2010.

Tables, charts and/or graphs

Tables, charts and/or graphs shall be inserted along the text, and not at the end. They must be pasted using jpg format, of 300 dpi quality, in order to allow its direct reproduction. Titles and numbers shall be embedded, as well as sources and references, when applicable, all in Arial 10 fonts.

Send of the manuscripts - Submission Preparation Checklist

Articles submitted for evaluation must not be under consideration for publication by other journals.

Publishing Rights

By sending their articles to be assessed, the authors assume that the texts, illustrations, charts and bibliographic references, etc. therein are their own responsibility and reveal their own opinion rather than the opinion of Sexuality, Health and Society- Latin American Journal.

Just by sending their paper, the authors allow editors to eventually publish the paper and relinquish all rights to that end.

Right after sending an article to Sexuality, Health and Society - Latin American Journal through the Journal´s electronic editorial management and publication system (www.sexualidadsaludysociedad.org), authors must send an email to sexualidadsaludysociedad@gmail.com a signed copy of the following letter:

I hereby certify that the article titled (title of the article) submitted to the Journal Sexuality, Health and Society- Latin American Journal, has not been published before. Furthermore, I promise not to submit the paper for assessment to any other publication while it is being assessed by Sexuality, Health and Society- Latin American Journal, in case it is approved by the former Journal.

I hereby declare that the article is original and that the contents therein are of my authorship. All the data and references to previous publications and their corresponding credits have been duly identified and included in the bibliographic notes and quotes that are indicated as such. If required, I have the corresponding authorizations granted by the owners of the respective rights. 

I hereby declare that the materials are copyright free and I assume responsibility for any law-suit or claim related to Intellectual Property Law, exonerating Sexuality, Health and Society - Latin American Journal of any responsibility.

In case the article is approved for its publication, I grant Sexuality, Health and Society- Latin American Journal authorization for its publication within an unlimited period of time. Full or partial reproduction of texts published in Sexuality, Health and Society - Latin American Journal by other publications shall clearly and unequivocally indicate that it was first published in the former Journal (stating number, date and pages).

Name(s) / Signature(s)

 

 

Registration

 

Registration and login in www.sexualidadsaludysociedad.org are required to submit items online and to check the status of current submissions.

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The contribution is original, unpublished, and it is not under assessment by other journal. if this is not the case, a "Note to the editors" must be added Submitted files must be in Microsoft Word, graphics and/or charters must be inserted in the text and not as an annex to the document) in jpg format, 300 dpi, with their corresponding names and numbers, references and sources.
  2. The articles includes an abstract (1000 character maximum, with spaces), and five keywords. The title of the article, its abstract and the key words must be also in English, as long as that is not the original language of the text. If that is the case, the same elements must also be in Spanish.
  3. All URLs referenced in the text are active.
  4. . Notes must be at the bottom of the page and cannot be only. The complete list of bibliographic references must be at the end of the text , in accordance with the directives for authors in the About the Journal section..
 

 


 

Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos (CLAM/IMS/UERJ) R. São Francisco Xavier, 524, 6º andar, Bloco E 20550-013 Rio de Janeiro/RJ Brasil, Tel./Fax: (21) 2568-0599 - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil
E-mail: sexualidadsaludysociedad@gmail.com