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- DocumentHealth, Nutrition and Population Division, Human Development Department, World Bank, 1999Reproductive health is not merely the absence of disease or disability. It is a state of physical, mental, and social well-being in all matters related to the reproductive system and to its functions and processes. Reproductive health therefore implies that women and men have a right to a safe sex life, and to reproduce if and when they wish.DocumentWomen's Health and Development Programme, WHO, 1998Studies on health differences between men and women tend to emphasise biological factors as determinant. Instead, this technical paper, written by the Gender and Women’s Health Department at the World Health Organisation (WHO), explores the implications of the shift to a 'gender and development' (GAD) approach for the analysis of health and health care issues.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999This document presents three sets of studies on the determinants of HIV-related vulnerability among young peopleThe report is available as a whole, and in 4 smaller sections: Overview/introductionYoung peopleDocument
Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider SocietyFamily Health International, 1999Explores the roles of husbands and mothers-in-law in reproductive decision-making and women’s participation in development. It addresses the question of whether women and their families believe lower fertility should enable young mothers to engage in activity outside the domestic sphere.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000Gender analysis is crucial to understanding HIV/AIDS transmission and initiating appropriate programmes of action.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999This paper examines research on gender as it relates to women’s and men’s different vulnerabilities to HIV infection, and their different abilities to access resources for care and support in order to cope with the impact of the epidemic.In most societies gender influences individual and societal risk of HIV/AIDS.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2001Report looks at how the AIDS epidemic is affecting children and young people, what is being done to address the consequences of the epidemic, and possible ways forwardPaper addresses the UN Declaration of Commitment to combatting HIV/AIDS, and makes recommendations, specifically regarding the following issues:comprehensive responses to the epidemicincreased prevention efforts, especDocumentHealth Sector Reform Research Work Programme, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, 1998How can health practitioners, researchers and managers better develop their gender analysis and learn to work in a more gender-sensitive manner? Researchers from the Gender and Health Group of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have proposed a series of guidelines for improving gender analysis amongst health professionals.