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The social context of sexual and reproductive health

Kirstan Hawkins

The social context of sexual and reproductive health

a framework for social analysis and monitoring

by Kirstan Hawkins

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Published by University of Wales, Swansea, Centre for Development Studies in Swansea .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKirstan Hawkins and Neil Price.
ContributionsPrice, Neil.
The Physical Object
Pagination68p. ;
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18805349M
ISBN 100906250587
OCLC/WorldCa502631880

Promoting Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Analysis of youth sex education and national policy the Education and the family life course and the national health services for youth. Context This study uses national sex education published books and the national policy. Within the framework of the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, reproductive health, or sexual health/hygiene, addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life. UN agencies claim sexual and reproductive health includes physical.

Book Description This book on Sexuality, Sexual Behaviour and Reproductive Health documents the research studies undertaken by Ford Foundation small grant awardees under the capacity development programme for social science research on these areas, in the context of risk of pandemic of HIV-AIDS. Reproductive Health Issues Reproductive health concerns the effects of social and sexual relationships and behavior on health. In the last decade, it has been recognized that conflict and displacement have a major impact on reproductive health needs.

• Sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues are currently featured on the SDG agenda, but opportunities exist to expand their presence at both the global and national levels, by establishing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)–specific indicators to measure progress toward the SDGs. "This is an important, timely, and accessible book that fills a significant gap in the literature on global reproductive health. In chronicling the journey of emergency contraception, this edited volume provides insights into the ways in which health care technologies can be both politicized and locally appropriated."5/5(1).


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Acknowledges the wider social context with discussions of poverty, inequality, educational and economic status, age, and urban versus rural access Addresses life style related factors, human rights to choice, information and access, fertility control and reproductive health regulation and health care services.

The Certificate in Sexuality, Sexual and Reproductive Health approaches sexual and reproductive health as states of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being. The curriculum explores and challenges the social inequalities that have had profound effects on sexuality and health.

Sexual health can be defined as ‘a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity.

Many complex issues including sexual behavior and attitudes, societal and cultural factors, biological risk and genetic predisposition, mental and physical illness influence sexual health. Part I. Sexual and Reproductive Health Medium-term Strategic Plan for – 3 1. Introduction 3 The current context: old and new mandates and emerging issues 3 Challenges in sexual and reproductive health 4 Meeting the challenge – RHR and HRP 5 A unique contribution 8 2.

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Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Kenya requires concerted efforts of both state and non-state actors and more importantly, a supportive environment.

This paper deconstructs the moral and social narratives of adolescents’ and young people’s sexual and. Good sexual and reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all matters relating to the reproductive system.

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The handbook adopts a life-cycle approach to examine key milestones and events in women’s sexual and reproductive health. Contributors drawn from a range of Author: Jane M. Ussher, Joan C. Chrisler, Janette Perz. SOCIO-CULTURAL INFLUENCES ON THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH OF MIGRANT WOMEN This paper reflects a review of available literature from nearly two decades identifying how socio-cultural factors positively or negatively influence the sexual and reproductive health of internal female migrants in Viet Nam.

The United Nations. Reproductive Health and Human Rights: The Way Forward critically reflects on the past fifteen years of international efforts aimed at improving health, alleviating poverty, diminishing gender inequality, and promoting human rights.

The volume includes essays by leading scholars and practitioners that are centered on the United Nations International Conference on Population. Progress in adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights globally between and what progress has been made, what contributed to this, and what are the implications for the future.

Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Elsie Akwara, Danielle Engel, Marina Plessons, Mengistu Asnake, Sunil Mehra, Bruce Dick & Jane Ferguson. Barriers to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care 77 improving sexual and reproductive health, reducing unplanned preg- nancy, and promoting male responsibi lity in sexuality an d parenting.

Exploring the relationship between sexual and reproductive health and social norms in the Cuban context. Globally, today’s cohort of adolescents and young people is the largest ever, and 90% of them live in low- and middle-income countries.

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Such a framework moves analysis from the macro to the local level and incorporates community perspectives, including those of the most vulnerable.