Issues in Women's Health and Rights - International, Arab Regional and Egyptian Perspectives

Fathalla, Mahmoud F.

Published by International Planned Parenthood Federation
ISBN 10: 9973080009 / ISBN 13: 9789973080004
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9973080009 signed!! Mahmoud Fathalla, 2008This is an international perspective from a highly respected figure in the reproductive health field on women's health, and how Egyptian and Arab women share these problems and experience the injustices alongside women from all over the world. The chapters follow the life course of women from birth to old age. One chapter highlights the importance of development and human rights dimensions of women's health, and the next deals with the implications for health of being a woman. Other chapters cover discrimination against girls, assault on the clitoris and female genital mutilation, the importance of investing in adolescents, issues for young women, how sex matters in women's health, the importance of fertility control, women's right to safe motherhood, survival and health of the newborn and infant, the dilemma of unsafe abortion, violence against women, and healthy ageing in women. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This is an international perspective from a highly respected figure in the reproductive health field on women's health, and how Egyptian and Arab women share these problems and experience the injustices alongside women from all over the world. The chapters follow the life course of women from birth to old age. One chapter highlights the importance of development and human rights dimensions of women's health, and the next deals with the implications for health of being a woman. Other chapters cover discrimination against girls, assault on the clitoris and female genital mutilation, the importance of investing in adolescents, issues for young women, how sex matters in women's health, the importance of fertility control, women's right to safe motherhood, survival and health of the newborn and infant, the dilemma of unsafe abortion, violence against women, and healthy ageing in women.

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Title: Issues in Women's Health and Rights - ...
Publisher: International Planned Parenthood Federation
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