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Status of women and family planning

United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.

Status of women and family planning

report of the Special Rapporteur appointed by the Economic and Social Council under Resolution 1326 (XLIV)

by United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birth control.,
  • Population policy.,
  • Women"s rights.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs.
    Series[Document] - United Nations ; E/CN.6/575/Rev.1
    ContributionsSipilä, Helvi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1977 .A2 E/CN.6/575/Rev. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 148 p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4929144M
    LC Control Number76355759

    Populations of less developed countries need to consider more seriously the change, occurring in adult and old-age mortality. Males’ health is threatened by the structure of the patriarchy and by the emphasis on masculine virtues, and in this area too, gains are to be made from the feminization of care, treatment decisions, and resource control. Work & Family. Women make up almost half of the workforce. Few families have someone who can stay at home to take care of health emergencies, pick children up from school and supervise homework, or take an elderly parent to a doctor’s appointment. In half of all families with children, women are the primary or co-breadwinner1.

    The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia. With a decline in their status from the ancient to medieval times Maternal mortality (per ,): unmet need for family planning among currently married women (Macro International Inc., a). In , the UDHS results showed that approximately two of every five births were.

      PRB’s Family Planning Data Sheet provides the latest estimates of family planning indicators for approximately countries around the world. Featured indicators include the percentage of married women using modern and traditional family planning methods, unmet need for family planning, use of modern contraception by wealth group, and demand for family planning . Status and Trends of Family Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions click to open popoverManufacturer: Advance Africa.


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Status of women and family planning by United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Family planning is the ability for couples to anticipate and achieve their desired number of children and the spacing of their births. The fertility rate of a country can depend on many factors such as religion, the social status of women, access to health care and the ideal family size.

Successful family programs aim to change all these things, the effects of these programs are far reaching and often go beyond what was planned. Status of Women and Family Planning: The Indian Case Education is the key element for improving the status of women and for achieving a reduction in fertility By K.E.

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Central Family Planning Council The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, Report of The Committee of Multipurpose Workers Under Health and Family Planning Programme: Ministry of Health and Family Planning Extracts from Towards Equality Report of The Committee on the Status of Women in India CHAPTER 23 - Maternal and Newborn Health Key Points for Providers and Clients Wait until the youngest child is at least 2 years old before trying to become pregnant again.

for universal access to family planning services as a right of women and girls and crucial to a healthy life. However, reducing the vast unmet need for family planning remains a massive challenge to countries and the global health community. Services are still poor-quality.

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India is the first country in the world to have an official programme for family planning that commenced in It has also seen a strong women’s movement to assert reproductive and contraceptive rights.

This book brings to the fore several contestations and negotiations between public policy and the women’s movement in India. Status of women and family planning: the Indian case. Vaidyanathan KE. PIP: This article examines the extent to which the status of women is related to awareness, knowledge, and practice of family planning in by: 4.

The Packages of Interventions for Family Planning, Safe Abortion Care, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health This document describes the key effective interventions organized in packages across the continuum of care through pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, newborn.

Status of women and family planning: report of the Special Rapporteur appointed by the Economic and Social Council under Resolution (XLIV) Author: Helvi Sipilä ; United Nations.

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Downloadable. This paper gives an overview of socio-cultural, religious and political background of Pakistani society and examines the current status of women utilising data from Pakistan Fertility and Family planning Survey The low status of women is one of the many factors in Pakistani society, which interfere with the achievement of development goals.

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It has been shown to empower women and girls in the household, the community, schools, the labour force and the political sphere. Family planning empowers women in the household Studies have found strong correlations between the increased use of family planning and women’s growing decision-making.

that address the linkages between women’s empowerment and family planning use. Methods The conceptualization of women’s empowerment in this review is based on Kabeer’s definition in which empowerment is defined as the process of having the agency and N.

Prata et al. The family welfare programmes should educate and enable men to share more equally in family planning and in domestic and child rearing responsibilities. There are notes of caution though. Involving men in family planning education and services could further erode women's control over reproductive health by: 6.COVID Resources.

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