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  • Health care workers have the opportunity and the obligation to identify, treat, and educate women who are being abused. Health care institutions can make significant contributions to addressing violence against women by supporting clinicians and clients. Developing and institutionalizing national health-sector policies, protocols, and norms about violence call attention to the problem of gender-based violence, and help ensure quality care for survivors of abuse. This Outlook issue focuses on the reproductive health consequences of violence against women.

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  • A prerequisite for using the facilities offered by the Bundesbank for cashless payments is a current account with the Bundesbank. 1 The Bundesbank manages current accounts for banks and public authorities and, in exceptional cases - with a limited range of services - also for companies and private individuals. Apart from the minimum reserve balances, current accounts with the Deutsche Bundesbank do not bear interest and are run on a credit basis only. In accordance with the cover principle laid down in the BBankG, payment orders are only executed if sufficient cover is available.

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  • The health effects of violence against women are serious, far-reaching, and intertwined. Health care providers have the opportunity and the obligation to identify cases of abuse. For many women in developing countries, a visit to a health clinic for reproductive or child health services may be their only contact with the health care system. The health care sector can capitalize on this opportunity by ensuring a supportive and safe environment for clients, helping providers ask about abuse, and helping women receive the care they need.

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  • Health concerns coloured the reproductive intentions of most of the women and some of the men. Many HIV-infected women and men were firm in their desire not to have children. Both women and men feared infecting a partner or their baby and were anxious about leaving either living or future children as orphans. Women and men were concerned about their ability to financially support their children, given their illness. Women who had given birth to an infected child expressed mixed feelings about becoming pregnant again.

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  • Learning behavioral science is an important part of becoming physicians.More and more, professional and accrediting organizations are explicitly endorsing the necessity of physicians being skilled and well trained in these areas.

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  • Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults provides an up-to-date summary of developments in the legislative framework and best practice relevant to the area of adult protection work. It explains legislation that can be used in adult protection work, covering criminal and civil law, and crucial national guidance such as Achieving Best Evidence. Issues covered include confidentiality and information-sharing in adult protection work, capacity issues, police investigations, financial abuse, advocacy, witness support and honour-based violence.

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  • The UK Programme Board identified five key workstre each of which were led by one of the four countries and which are outlined on Page 14 (Box 1). A full list members of each of the workstreams and national steering groups is given at Appendix 2 and we acknowledge the tremendous commitment shown by members and chairs. Underpinning the work of the workstreams were the principles of user involvement, professional education, leadership, and the provision of safe, emotionally satisfying, effective and evidence-based maternity care to meet user needs.

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  • As with all medical practice in the United States, safety in reproductive medicine is assured by a combination of state and federal government regulation and professional self-regulation that includes facility accreditation and practitioner certification. On the state level, there is a strict physician licensure system. On the federal level, several agencies enforce standards and practices designed to protect public health and safety. Several national groups accredit laboratories as well.

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  • Although women account for more physician office visits than men, most women receive diagnoses and treatments based on what has worked for men. Until recently, medical research has largely ignored many health issues important to women, and women have long been under-represented in clinical trials. Many health education programs have realized this inequity and have begun to incorporate women’s health programs into their curriculum.

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  • Future options for international governance of cloning could include further work by UNESCO IBC on the issue of reproductive and research cloning, in the context of resolution A/RES/59/280 and also in the context of the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, which was adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO on the 19th of October 2005. The UN GA Sixth committee takes up the issue of customary international law on cloning.

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  • Attaining and preserving the rights of HIV-positive women and adolescent girls will help en- sure that SRH services are of the appropriate range and quality and that they are accessible to all who need them.

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  • the strategies profiled cover and demonstrate a broad spectrum of the overlap between sexual and reproductive health and rights and Hiv. the case studies in chapters 1 and 4 address how gender-based violence, harmful gender norms and taboo issues affect women as causes and consequences of Hiv. the importance of prioritizing women on the margins and engaging young people through comprehensive sexuality education is also investigated in chapters 3 and 7.

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  • This definition of elder abuse has been heavily influenced by the work done in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. Studies conducted in China (Hong Kong SAR), Finland, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Norway, Poland and South Africa have approached the topic in distinctly different ways (8). Norwegian researchers, for instance, identified abuse with a ‘‘triangle of violence’’ that includes a victim, a perpetrator and others, who – directly or indirectly – observe the principal players.

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  • School-related gender-based violence remains an obstacle to girls’ education. Efforts to address school safety are needed at all levels, including teacher training, community intervention and ministerial policy and practice. Ministries of Education can send a clear message that gender- based school violence will not be tolerated by firmly and quickly prosecuting perpetra- tors. Teacher training should include strong messages about professional and ethical conduct.

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  • This chapter presents the 2004 MDHS findings on maternal and child health in Malawi. Topics discussed include the utilisation of maternal and child health services; maternal and childhood immunisations; common childhood illnesses and their treatment; barriers to obtaining health care; ability to negotiate sex; and attitudes towards family violence.

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  • By now, it is widely recognized that gender inequality is both a serious brake on development and a denial of the rights of women and girls. The United Nations System Task Team Report on a Post 2015 Development Agenda therefore recommended that a future global development agenda should not only seek to address and monitor the elimination of specific gender gaps. It should also transform the structural factors that underpin the widespread persistence of gender based violence, discrimination and unequal development progress between women and men and girls and boys.

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  • The legal process can be very confusing and complicated. A domestic violence advocate can help you understand the legal process and provide you with information about what to expect and how to prepare if you choose to seek assistance from the court. Advocates can also help you with a safety plan tailored to protect you and your family. Look for an advocate who works for a domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking program. You may also call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE (7233); TTY: 800-787-3224.

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  • Third, the nature of gender inequalities varies from region to region and country to country. For example, in most middle-income countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, gender disparities in primary school enrollments are very small and, in some cases, favor girls over boys. However, issues such as ownership of land by poor women, gender inequalities in labor markets, returns to education, and gender violence remain important. In the transition countries of Eastern Europe, gender issues arise largely from the patterns associ- ated with the transition.

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  • Other research focusing on children’s ability to discriminate between televised programs and commercials has generally demonstrated that children younger than five cannot con- sistently make that distinction. 15 Even when young children correctly label programs and commercials, they may still think that the commercial is part of or connected to the program.

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  • In the portable sector shipments were relatively fl at between 2010 and 2011, increasing by only 1.5%. Three portable fuel cell electronics chargers were launched this year and therefore we expect even modest sales into this lucrative market to grow portable shipments seven-fold in 2012. With the small size of portable units, mostly in the sub-kilowatt range, they do not signifi cantly affect the total megawatt fi gure, which for portable applications remained broadly fl at between 2010 and 2011, but is expected to grow 50% in 2012 from a low base.

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