Reproductive Rights in a Global Context

Reproductive Rights in a Global Context

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Examines women's access to sex education, maternity care, family planning, and abortion, and analyzes how much power women in diverse contexts have to negotiate sexual practices. This book is suitable for courses in women's studies, globalization, public health, and political science.a#39;If I want to accomplish these things, I cannot continue to work hard, study hard, and at the same time put my life at risk of HIV/AIDS. ... care visit incurs hidden costs, like transportation, time away from work, and medications a€” costs that most women cannot afford. ... (Abortion, IUD removal, and, to a lesser extent, contraception, are frequently not covered.) ... must do so to reach a primary care facility (compared to 3% of whites).46 Although more than half the population lives in ruralanbsp;...

Title:Reproductive Rights in a Global Context
Author:Lara M. Knudsen
Publisher:Vanderbilt University Press - 2006


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