Medical Women's International Association. Congress. The Hague NLD, 1995/05.
There is reason to pay extra attention to women's health.
Not only do complications related to reproduction pose risks to women's health ; environmental, in particular cultural factors do so as well.
The combination of sexual and economic subordination of women in many societies leads to discrimination which has a detrimental effect on the health of women, starting at birth.
Violence against women has only recently been recognized as a worldwide problem.
Over the past 20 years research and action at all levels have contributed to a better understanding of these problems, and more appropriate identification of interventions to tackle them.
Mots-clés Pascal : Santé, Femelle, Pays en développement, Violence, Abus sexuel, Gestation, Homme, Environnement socioculturel
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health, Female, Developing countries, Violence, Sexual abuse, Pregnancy, Human, Sociocultural environment
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0595077
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 01/03/1996.