Asia Network to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) Consultation Report
ICPD+25: Older Women’s Health and Well-being in Asia and the Pacific Region
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Published in 1997
The development and implementation of National Reproductive Cancer Screening policies and programmes is an urgent priority in the area of reproductive health in Asia and the Pacific. Most women in both industrialised countries and poorer countries of the region have never had a pap smear test for cervical cancer or any education on how to […]
A collection of key papers and articles.
The most serious obstacles to women’s health and their health rights are cultural, religious and social biases against women. These lead to barriers in accessing quality health information, education and services and inadequate allocation of governmental and donor resources. Lack of medical knowledge, for example, cannot be used to explain why women in developing countries […]
One of the persistent beliefs about the HIV/AIDS pandemic is that it is mostly men who get infected. The reality, particularly in developing countries, is that women are not only getting infected at a faster rate than men but are also suffering more from the adverse impact of AIDS. As of mid-1996 the Joint United […]