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Title Women's Empowerment and Global Health : a Twenty-First-Century Agenda.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource (347 pages)
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Subject Women -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Women's rights -- Case studies.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Case studies.
Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies.
Medical policy -- Case studies.
Genre Case studies.
Cross-cultural studies.
Contents Cover; Women's Empowerment and Global Health; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations ; Introduction: Empowering Women for Health ; SECTION ONE. SOCIOCULTURAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND HEALTH SERVICE INTERVENTIONS AS TOOLS OF EMPOWERMENT ; Introduction.
1. Taking Services to the Doorstep: Providing Rural Indian Women Greater Control over Their Fertility 2. Obstetric Fistula in Kenya: A Holistic Model of Outreach, Treatment, and Reintegration ; 3. Pathways to Choice: Delaying Age of Marriage through Girls' Education in Northern Nigeria.
4. Early Empowerment: The Evolution and Practice of Girls' "Boot Camps" in Kenya and Haiti 5. Empowerment and HIV Risk Reduction among Sex Workers in Bangladesh ; 6. Gender Roles in U.S. Women with HIV: Intersection with Psychological and Physical Health Outcomes.
7. Examining the Impact of a Masculinities-Based HIV Prevention and Antiviolence Program in Limpopo and Eastern Cape, South Africa SECTION TWO. STRUCTURAL (LEGAL/POLICY, ECONOMIC) INTERVENTIONS AS TOOLS OF EMPOWERMENT ; Introduction.
Summary What is women's empowerment, and how and why does it matter for women's health? Despite the rise of a human rights-based approach to women's health and increasing awareness of the synergies between women's health and empowerment, a lack of consensus remains as to how to measure empowerment and successfully intervene in ways that improve health. Women's Empowerment and Global Health presents thirteen multidisciplinary case studies that demonstrate how science and advocacy can be creatively merged to enhance the agency and status of women. The content is enriched by ancillary videos that give ba.
Other Author Gandhi, Monica.
Passano, Paige.
Other Title Print version: Dworkin, Shari. Women's Empowerment and Global Health : A Twenty-First-Century Agenda. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2016 9780520272873.