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Online sins & offline sex of girls in Guatemala

14-09-2013 by Ingrid Gercama

For the research completing the Master in International Development Studies, Ingrid Gercama explored the online and offline sexual lives of teenage Guatemalan girls. She shows how girls, through social media, create room to explore their sexuality online, where because of conservative and religious norms and values in Guatemalan society, they cannot do so in their offline lives.  In the last decades, the Internet has taken a more and more prominent place in the lives of young people in Guatemala. Many Guatemalan adolescents spend a significant percent of their leisure time in the so-called cabinas... » meer lezen

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