Sexual politics

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  • Given the unusual circumstances of Cambodia and their likely impacts on the older population, considerable effort was made to develop a survey questionnaire that not only would cover the standard issues about elderly economic, social and physical well-being that are the focus of recent surveys of older age populations in the region but also issues specific for the situation in Cambodia.

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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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  • 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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  • Sub-Saharan Africa has the worst indicators of women’s health—particularly of reproductive health—of any world region. These indicators include the highest number of HIV-positive women and the highest infant, maternal, and HIV-related death rates worldwide. The ability of a woman to make her own decisions regarding her body and her reproductive life are key to improving these indicators.

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  • Women’s nutritional conditions differ widely among and within countries. Such conditions are worst in the less-developed regions and countries of the world, where poverty, social disparities, discrimination, and different kinds of malnutrition affect large populations.

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  • in 1991 the North-West region declared the independent state of Somaliland, which has not been recognised as independent by the majority of other countries. Nevertheless, Somaliland enjoys relative peace and security and is de facto administered from its capital, Hargeisa. in 1998 the North-east declared itself as the autonomous region of Puntland. Puntland has not sought separate statehood but declared its intention to participate in any Somali reconciliation and reconstruction process.

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  • Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Globalizing queer? AIDS, homophobia and the politics of sexual identity in India

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  • These health problems are more or less same in the majority of Asian countries. The lack of financial and human resources has become a major constraint for many poor countries in the Afro-Asian region, posing a serious obstacle to the promotion of public health, particularly in the context of achieving health-related Millennium Development Goals by 2015. Countries in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa have failed to scale up interventions to address the significant burden of diseases.

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  • Emotional violence experienced in childhood: about 1 in 7 females 13 to 24 years of age and 1 in 5 males reported experiences of emotional violence prior to turning age 18. Among 13 to 24 year olds who experienced emotional violence prior to the age 18, around one-half reported that a relative perpetrated the emotional violence and about one-half reported that a neighbour perpetrated emotional violence.

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  • For nearly a decade I have wanted, with a growing sense of urgency, to write something that would show what the women’s health movement has meant to the women of my generation, the generation of girls who came of age in the 1950s and 60s, became activists in the causes of others, then turned to help one another and, finally, to help ourselves. We grew up in New York, the Casbah of Algiers, the bantustans of South Africa, dusty Khartoum, provincial France, the North of England, and Old Delhi. Each of us carries, on her body and in her mind, a site of humiliation, a scar of betrayed...

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  • Chapter 12 - Power, politics and persuasion. The goal is for you to learn: define power and counterpower, describe the five bases of power in organisations, explain how information relates to power in organisations, discuss the four contingencies of power, discuss the role of power in sexual harassment, explain how organisational power creates problems in romantic relationships at work, summarise the advantages and disadvantages of organisational politics.

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  • At the same time, employees continue to face a growing affordability gap as their out-of-pocket health care costs rise at a higher rate than their income and the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and it becomes more difi cult to save for retirement. Amid the political, legislative and judicial uncertainty, most employers are steadfast in their commitment to keeping active health care benei ts as a central component of their employee value proposition.

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  • The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.

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  • Contemporary interest in food is not confined to pleasure in its consumption, but extends in every direction: to its economic importance, the semiotics of food taste, the dangers of food additives and the politics of food security. We live in societies as dominated by food preferences as by sexual preferences, as obsessed about eating too little as by eating too much. In addition our interest in food is associated, for good and evil, with our interest in ‘nature’.

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  • International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March eighth. Groups around the world use this day to honor the progress of women. They also use the day to call attention to the social, political and economic problems facing women and girls. Among the issues are forced marriage, sexual abuse, poverty and a lack of education. The United Nations says one in five women worldwide will be the victim of a sexual assault in her lifetime.

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  • An organization must provide individuals with an opportunity to choose (opt out) if and how the personal information they provide is used or disclosed to third parties, if such use is not compatible with the original purpose for which the information was collected. Individuals must be provided with clear, readily available, and affordable mechanisms to exercise this option.

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  • The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD)....

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  • Apart from mifepristone (RU486) – a ‘hot potato’ politically, so still unavailable for this use – three methods have now been shown to be effective contraceptives when initiated after unprotected sexual intercourse (UPSI): • • • the insertion of a copper IUD the combined oral emergency contraceptive (COEC) using LNG 500 µg + EE 100 µg repeated in 12 hours the levonorgestrel progestogen-only emergency contraceptive (LNG EC), given as a stat dose of LNG 1500 µg.

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  • Programs, to be effective, must “do it right.” It will be important to implement a sound curriculum and adequately train and support teachers and students. The common characteristics of successful sexuality education programs apply equally in Nigeria as elsewhere. Maintaining these characteristics as the program extends nationally will require attention to technical standards as well as to political and budgetary support.

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  • Advocates worldwide recognize the need to address the political and social context in which young people make decisions about sex and reproduction. Globally, commitment to meeting YRH needs has never been higher. International conferences and agreements such as the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child, the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), the U.N. World Program of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond, and the 2001 U.N.

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