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Women's global health and human rights

Author: Padmini Murthy; Clyde Lanford Smith
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Women's Global Health and Human Rights serves as an overview of the challenges faced by women in different regions of the world. Ideal as a tool for both professionals and students, this book discusses the similarities and differences in health and human rights challenges that are faced by women globally. Best practices and success stories are also included in this timely and important text.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Padmini Murthy; Clyde Lanford Smith
ISBN: 9780763756314 0763756318
OCLC Number: 275864610
Description: xxi, 556 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Global women's health and human rights / Allan Rosenfield, Caroline Min and Joshua Bardfield --
Violence against women and the girl-child : a silent global pandemic / Padmini Murthy, Ushma D. Upadhyay and Eleonar Nwadinobi --
Impact and effects of terrorism on women and the girl-child / Michael J. Reilly --
War, women, and girls / Mary-Wynne Ashford --
Women and children in war and complex emergencies : human rights, the humanitarian endeavor, and progress towards equality / Ellen C. O'Connell --
Human trafficking : a modern plague / Padmini Murthy, Roshni D. Persaud and Mitsuru Toda --
Shadows on the sunshine of women's global health and human rights : the global gag rule, Tuskegee and HIV Studies, tobacco marketing, torture, and forced sterilization / Clyde Lanford Smith --
Going negative : how reproductive rights discourse has been altered from a positive to a negative rights framework in support of "women's rights" / Reilly Anne Dempsey and Benjamin Mason Meier --
More than 100 Million women are missing / Amartya K. Sen --
Globalization, development, and health : a political-economic perspective on the global struggle for health / David Legge and Deborah Viola --
The AIDS pandemic and women's rights / Joia S. Mukherjee, Didi Bertrand Farmer and Paul E. Farmer --
Poor, black, and female : the growing face of AIDS in the United States / Heidi L. Behforouz and Jennifer Chung --
Cardiovascular disease in women : risk factors and risk reduction / Eliot A. Brinton, Paul N. Hopkins and Gopal Sankaran --
The global scourge of the 21st Century- diabetes- and worse for women / Dima Yeshou, Michelle R. Detwiler and Donald A. Smith --
Neurological disorders in women / Gayatri Devi --
Women's musculoskeletal health / Kimberley Templeton --
Sexual and reproductive health : women's health is society's wealth / Ushma D. Upadhyay, Padmini Murthy --
The impact of chronic kidney disease on the girl-child / Guillermo Hidalgo --
Breast cancer in women : a public health perspective / Anitha Srinivasan --
Cervical cancer mortality : a preventable tragedy / Padmini Murthy --
Maternal mortality : the eye of the storm / Anne Foster-Rosales --
Ensuring a woman's right to survive childbirth : preventing mortality from postpartum hemorrhage / Harshadkumar Sanghvi --
Infertility in developing countries : scope, psychosocial burden, and the need for action / Anke Hemmerling --
Vaccines and women : cultural and structural issues for acceptability / Hala Azzam --
Infectious diseases and women's human rights / Natasha Anandaraja --
Women and disability / Tom Fryers --
Women with disabilities in education : the United States and the Americans with Disabilities Act / Martin Patwell --
Blindness and social stigma in women and the girl-child / Jennifer Staple --
Older women's access to health and human rights / Monica Sanchez --
Palliative care and end-of-life issues / Liliana De Lima --
Breastfeeding : a biological, ecological, and human rights imperative for global health / Miriam Labbok, Erica Nakaji --
Gender equality is not just a women's issue, but a development and a human rights issue / Claudio Schuftan --
Water and sanitation / Cathey Eisner Falvo --
Society, exercise, and women / Amy Ansehl, Marly B. Katz, Padmini Murthy --
A woman's sexuality / Jean Fourcroy --
FGM : the clinician's perspective / Kwasi Odoi-Agyarko --
Practice and problems in occupational health for women / Robin C. Leonard --
Women's engagement : essential to building the culture of peace / Anwarul K. Chowdhury --
Women's health in a multicultural world : challenges and progress in Africa / Fred T. Sai --
Being a woman in rural India / Hema Viswanathan --
From Alma-Ata to millennium development goals : status of women's health in the 21st Century / Gopal Sankaran --
Promoting a human rights-based approach to women's health / Purnima Mane.
Responsibility: edited by Padmini Murthy, Clyde Lanford Smith.

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Women's Global Health and Human Rights serves as an overview of the challenges faced by women in different regions of the world. Ideal as a tool for both professionals and students, this book discusses the similarities and differences in health and human rights challenges that are faced by women globally. Best practices and success stories are also included in this timely and important text.

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