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Population and Reproductive Rights

By Caroline Sweetman
ISBN: 9780855982782
This book highlights the need for an approach to population control which is based on reproductive rights, and stresses the importance of offering family-planning services and information in the context of women's empowerment.

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  • Synopsis
    This book highlights the need for an approach to population control which is based on reproductive rights, and stresses the importance of offering family-planning services and information in the context of women's empowerment. Issues covered are new contraceptive technologies; unsafe abortion and its cost in terms of women's lives and health; the cultural norms underlying attitudes to women's sexuality; and rape as an assertation of male power.
  • Table of Contents
    Editorial

    From family planning and child health to reproductive health
    Julia Cleves Mosse

    Children as a resource - environmental degradaion and fertility
    Susan Joekes

    'Safe Motherhood', family planning and matenal mortality - an Indonesian case study
    Ines Smyth

    Female Sexuality, regulation and resistance
    Renu Khanna and Janet Price

    Rape in South Africa - an invisible part of apartheid's legacy
    Sue Armstrong

    The development of contraceptive technologies - a feminist critique
    Anita Hardon

    Abortion, reproductive rights and maternal mortality
    Ruth Pearson and Caroline Sweetman

    Women's health and feminist politics
    Denise Faure

    The road to Cairo
    Peggy Antrobus

    A valuable lesson
    Urvashi Butalia and Ritu Menon

    Resources:
    Book review
    Further reading
    Organisations working in the feilds of population and women's health.
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Caroline Sweetman
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 64
    Format Paperback / softback