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  • At the Sixth Southern Conference on Women’s History in Athens, Georgia, in June 2003, the depth and breadth of the research presented was impressive. 1 As we assembled the very best of the expanded conference papers, representing the cutting edge of scholarship on southern women’s history, we were inspired by a story from the front lines rather than the archives, a contemporary drama of African American labor union women creating and confronting change in the Mississippi Delta.

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  • In recognition of the importance of establishing gender equality around the world, the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) was established as a separate fund within the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in 1984. At that time, the General Assembly instructed it to “ensure women’s involvement with mainstream activities.”3 The Platform of Action resulting from the 1995 Beijing World Conference on Women expanded this concept, calling it “gender mainstreaming”—i.e.

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  • About half of all deaths from unsafe abortion are in Asia, with most of the remainder (44%) in Africa. 6 The unsafe abortion mortality ratio (the number of unsafe abortion-related deaths per 100 000 livebirths) varies across regions. For the developing world as a whole, this ratio was estimated to be 60 in the year 2000. However, the ratio is much higher in eastern, middle, and western Africa (90–140), and is lower in northern and southern Africa, western and southeastern Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean (10–40).

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  • What position do Tanzanian women hold in society? Do they have the same access to education as men? Can they make important decisions about their health care or about the money they earn? Do they have any say in their husbands’ behaviour? he answers to these and other important questions can be found in the results of two recent surveys, the 2004-05 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey and the 2003-04 Tanzania HIV/ AIDS Indicator Survey. hese surveys provide valuable new information about the status and well-being of women in Tanzania.

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  • The proportion of children reported to attend religious services weekly or monthly shows a different pattern of variation across states. The proportion is highest – upwards of 85 percent – in Southern states like Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and South Carolina. The proportion is lowest in the New England states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, with less than or just over half of young people attending services regularly. North Central states like the Dakotas and Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota, come out relatively high in both family stability and religious observance.

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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: Nutrition, mental health and violence: from pregnancy to postpartum Cohort of women attending primary care units in Southern Brazil - ECCAGE study

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  • Within the past decade, scholars have begun to reveal the important role African American midwives played in the reproductive experiences of southern women, both black and white. This book is a contribution to the documentation of that African American presence. It is also a requiem to the knowledge, skills, and beliefs that have been lost. If, thanks to the classic movie Gone with the Wind, popular imagery has the African American woman faced with the prospect of having to help deliver a baby being completely hysterical, then recent scholarship counters that portrayal.

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  • India’s diamond supply was largely exhausted by the early eighteenth century, and the diamond trade moved to Brazil, then later to southern Africa. At the same time, London emerged as the world’s diamond sorting center, and Amsterdam and Antwerp became influential trade centers as well. Diamonds became an even more popular fashion item, worn by royalty and wealthy women at significant social occasions. The 1870 discovery of massive diamond deposits near the confluence of the Vaal and Orange rivers in South Africa was a watershed moment, igniting a diamond rush.

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