By Andrzej Kulczycki Ph.D. (auth.), Andrzej Kulczycki (eds.)

In this booklet, top lecturers and practitioners within the box of reproductive healthiness deal with themes resembling birth control, abortion, sexually transmitted infections, maternal and prenatal healthiness, sexuality and reproductive rights by means of studying a couple of serious concerns in those components. The authors describe new study, establish gaps and priorities in coverage and perform, and illustrate leading edge options.

The ebook additional addresses such present imperatives as knowing the social meanings of emergency birth control, measuring gender-based violence, bettering reproductive wellbeing and fitness governance, strengthening overall healthiness structures and companies, and redressing institutional boundaries.

The ebook additionally assesses how reproductive overall healthiness courses will be reconfigured to new demanding situations resembling these posed by means of weather switch, susceptible early life in fragile states, and hazards from new infertility remedies.

Using a wealthy and sundry set of situations, a huge public health and wellbeing and social technology standpoint, and novel methodological techniques, this ebook questions universal assumptions, illustrates powerful ideas and units out study, coverage, and programmatic agendas for the current and future.

This is a finished quantity which supplies a important source to researchers, educators, practitioners, policymakers and scholars, in addition to someone learning or advocating for reproductive health.

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These attributes render disclosure and discussion of the problem more problematic because it may be viewed as a form of family betrayal. An updated review conducted for this analysis identified seven studies that presented self-reported prevalence rates of physical abuse during pregnancy for MENA countries. The estimates range from 5 to 33 % and are based on hospital and clinic studies (Anson and Sagy 1995; Clark et al. 2009; Faramarzi et al. 2005; Fisher et al. 2003; Khawaja and Tewtel-Salem 2004; Rachana et al.

Indeed, if there is one category of health problems that is shrouded in metaphorical language almost deliberately (however subliminally), then this must be the category of health problems related to the sexual and reproductive systems of individuals. Metaphors that describe illnesses like tetanus or small pox in non-medical terms reflect folk understandings or a sense of fatalism/helplessness in the face of (at least at one time) unconquerable illnesses. The reproductive health case is different – ailments related to it require a language of opacity or ambiguity because they arouse embarrassment, conflicting emotions, or political and religious passion.

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