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arrow for change – sexuality: gender and sexual practice

Published in 1996

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Discussions about women’s sexuality, unlike in Western feminist discourses in the seventies, are now likely to be contextualised in duscussions about sexual health, sexual practices, risk-taking and disease prevention. This makes sense in the light of the global pandemic in which five million women have become infected by HIV, most commonly during unprotected heterosexual intercourse. […]

arrow for change – men’s roles and responsibilities in reproduction

Published in 1996

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Since at least the early 1980s, family planning organisations in Asia and the Pacific and globally, have been trying to increase ‘male participation’ or more awareness on men’s roles and responsibilities in reproduction in family planning programmes. Increase in the use of male-related contraceptive methods, which is the main conventional indicator of successful participation, has […]

arrow for change – violence against women: a silent pandemic

Published in 1995

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I became a doctor long before I became involved with women’s groups. I had an excellent medical education, but formal education never taught me to handle cases of raped women and to look for signs of violence and abuse against women and children in the emergency rooms of our training hospital. It was only when […]

arrow for change – beyond beijing and cairo: improving women’s health

Published in 1995

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It surprises many people to learn that women’s health was the most controversial section debated in the Platform for Action of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in September 1995. Good health has traditionally been viewed as a basic human need and the responsibility of government to ensure adequate services and infrastructure. What […]

arrow for change – challenges after cairo

Published in 1995

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Cairo was different. We now have a very progressive Programme of Action endorsed by countries of Asia and the Pacific, which recognises that eliminating gender inequality is the key to improving health, reducing poverty and empowering women and is the main factor influencing fertility and population growth. At the core of the development of this […]

towards women-centred reproductive health – annotated bibliography

Published in 1994

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Information package No. Continue reading towards women-centred reproductive health – annotated bibliography at Arrow.

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