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Inter Press Service Article

The Pleasure Project was mentioned in this World AIDS Day report on the global effort to eroticize safer sex and improve sexual health.

The Pleasure Project emphasises that local sensibilities should be considered while planning programmes. For example, in 2004, it facilitated a ‘pleasure proficiency’ training for Cambodia’s sexual health educators and urged them to recognise the need to integrate the principles of pleasure into sexual and reproductive health training materials.

In its work the project draws on traditional knowledge around erotic art that has been in practice for centuries in many countries, but may have become submerged due to various reasons. “We have learnt much from the huge range of global pleasure advocates that we have met about local contexts in terms of the most effective way to market safer sex,” Philpott said.

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