Reproductive rights

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  • Association of various reproductive rights, domestic violence and marital rape with depression among Pakistani women

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  • These donors—and the parliaments that approve their budgets—grew impatient with “traditional” approaches to aid that produced limited results or benefited the rich more than the poor. They now favor results-oriented programs that seek to address the underlying structural problems of poverty or broad international development goals, rather than provide specific health services. Current health fund- ing is more likely to be tied to broader grants or the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which do not include family planning and reproductive rights.

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  • Iam extremely pleased to introduce Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives,East Central Europe. This book is a unique review of laws and policies relating to reproductive health and rights in East Central Europe. The dramatic political and economic transitions in this region have resulted in numerous laws and policies that shape women’s health and reproductive lives.

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  • I have spent most of my professional career since the 1980s working on reproductive and sexual health programs, but I first developed a passion for these issues while working on a project in Chile from 1972 to 1973 at the time of Salvador Allende’s government. A multinational group of women friends got together to adapt Our Bodies Ourselves1 for a Chilean audience, which was to appear in the government’s women’s magazine, Paloma.

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  • This book has been in the making since 2002, when the Ford Foundation generously gave a grant to the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) for a project to explore the linkages between trade liberalization, women’s employment, and reproductive health and rights at the macro- and micro-levels.

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  • Reproductive rights advocates have been put in a particularly challenging position because public debate about ART has been dominated by abortion politics. The Religious Right has succeeded in centralizing the discussion on the moral status of the embryo, obscuring a broader set of issues. Put in a defensive position, the reproductive rights movement has, until recently, not had the opportunity to grapple internally with the complexities of ART use, and has tended to fall back on traditional models of individual autonomy and choice. With increasing numbers of U.S.

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  • Imagine a world in which the laws and policies of every country allowed women to fully enjoy their reproductive rights. While this is still a distant goal, a confluence of factors has enabled women’s health and rights advocates to bring it into focus. The 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women (FWCW) were groundbreaking for so many reasons, among them that governments agreed that everyone has reproductive rights, and that they are an inalienable part of established international human rights.

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  • As the international community moves toward a more robust recognition of both the human rights of disabled persons and the reproductive rights of women, the intersection comprising the right of disabled women to reproductive freedom must be given full atten- tion. This briefing paper proposes a human rights framework for considering the repro- ductive rights of women with disabilities, taking into consideration international human rights laws and instruments and global consensus documents.

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  • Women with mental disabilities should be involved in decision-making about their reproductive rights to the fullest extent allowed by their capacities. To the degree that a woman can give her informed consent, she is entitled to do so. At the same time, women with mental disabilities may possess particular vulnerabilities that entitle them to heightened protection from sexual abuse and other forms of exploi- tation.

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  • Women’s education and reproductive health have come to be seen in recent years as the most effective channels for influencing fertility. In Sections 4-5 I provide an outline of the theoretical and empirical reasons why they are so seen. It is an interesting analytical feature of education and reproductive health that they can be studiedwithin a frameworkwhere households make decisions in isolation of other households.

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  • Latinas stand at a unique historical juncture in the reproductive justice movement. A new wave of Latinas are coming of age, changing the political and social landscape of this country. Without question, Latina civic and political influence will grow exponentially over the next decade, making their involvement and leadership in the reproductive rights movement a prerequisite for success. The need for reproductive justice for Latinas has never been greater.

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  • Reproductive rights are internationally recognized as critical both for advancing women’s human rights and for promoting development. In recent years, governments from all over the world have acknowledged and pledged to advance reproductive rights to an unprecedented degree.

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  • This report was coordinated jointly by Gaby Oré Aguilar, International Program Staff Attorney for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy, and Roxana Vásquez Sótelo,General Coordinator of DEMUS and Regional Coordinator for this report.

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  • Within a social justice model, the G&J Program uses a reproductive justice framework, as conceptualized by SisterSong and Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice. 1 Reproductive justice extends beyond health services and information (reproductive health model) and fundamental liberties (reproductive rights model), to the economic, social, environmental, and political conditions that affect the health and lives of women and their families and communities.

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  • During the last decades, global organizations and women’s rights advocates have called on governments to recognise the multiple determinants of women’s health, and there has been a growing consensus about the need to integrate and widen health services to respond to a broad variety of problems affecting them.

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  • Globalization exerts positive and negative impacts on health and has been linked to reduced government expenditures on health, education, and social programs, and restructured workplace and home life. Globalization is altering gender roles and relationships and influencing health determinants. Asymmetric rights and responsibilities, labor market segregation, consumption patterns, and discrimination are influenced differently by globalization and affect men and women’s health in distinct ways.

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  • Integrating reproductive health, family planning and STI/HIV prevention and treatment services is critical for achieving universal access. Integration requires that health care workers can provide an appropriate comprehensive package of services under one roof, and refer patients to other services if required. Linking STI/HIV with SRH services improves access to HIV/STI services for women who might otherwise not visit them because of issues of stigma [1].

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  • In September 2006, as a result of advocacy by international and national non-governmental organisations (NGOs), the United Nations (UN) General Assembly finally adopted the target of universal access to reproductive health. This health key issues guide explores issues relating to universal access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services using a rights-based approach. The guide examines factors that inhibit access to and use of SRH services, and discusses methods for removing barriers to care and improving access.

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  • The government of Mexico City, Mexico believes that access to health care is a human right, and should be universal and free to those who cannot afford to pay. In Mexico City the mayor has made health care accessible to all, and has garnered the broad support of the City’s leaders and citizens for this unique effort 9. When the City’s popular mayor, Andres Manuel López Obrador, came to power, he faced two significant challenges to keeping his campaign promise of free health care to poorer families. First, the public health system was fragmented.

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  • This toolkit is the result of teamwork between sexual and reproductive health practitioners working with young people in Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Uganda. The first version of the toolkit was developed with International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia, Young, Happy, Healthy and Safe, the Ministries of Health and Education, and peer educators and young people in rural Eastern Province, Zambia. The toolkit was tested by peer educators and revised on the basis of their experience and the lessons learned in monitoring.

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