xxi, 556 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.