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- DocumentThe Global Forum on MSM & HIV, 2010This policy brief includes the following sections: - key challenges to HIV prevention with MSM (men who have sex with men). - contemporary approaches to HIV prevention with MSM. - what global institutions are recommending. - MSM front and center.Document
Understanding and challenging stigma toward men who have sex with men: Cambodia edition - toolkit for actionInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 2010In Cambodia, HIV infection is concentrated among key populations at higher risk, including MSM.DocumentBioMed Central, 2011Statistics indicate that more than half of the women with sexually transmitted infections in Nepal sought sexual health services. This study explores female sex workers (FSWs) use of sexual health services in Nepal and the factors associated with their use and non-use of services.Document
Challenges to maternal health care utilisation among ethnic minority women in a resource-poor region of Sichuan Province, ChinaOxford Journals, 2010A goal of the Chinese government is to improve the quality and use of maternity services. This paper presents a simple descriptive study of maternal health care utilisation (MHCU) among ethnic minority women in a remote region of China. The paper shows that:DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2010The WHO has launched an ambitious course of transforming health systems towards primary health care (PHC), yet integrating a gender perspective within PHC reform is a major challenge. This document aims to outline the basic elements of gender-equitable PHC reforms. The paper concludes the following:Document
Thematic report: the global campaign for the health millennium development goals 2011: innovating for every woman, every childMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Norway, 2011Improving the health of women and children contributes extensively to economic development. This report describes business models that innovators have used with success, as well as case studies of some of the most powerful and ingenious innovations in women and children’s health (WCH).Document
Impact of psychological disorders after female genital mutilation among Kurdish girls in northern IraqEuropean Journal of Psychiatry, 2011Female genital mutilation (FGM) in Iraq has been brought to public attention by several human rights organisations since 2003. This study investigates the mental health status of young girls after genital mutilation in Northern Iraq. The author assumes that FGM is connected with a high rate of post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD). The results indicate that:DocumentBioMed Central, 2011Female genital mutilation (FGM) is widely practiced in some parts of Africa, although it can cause immediate complications (pain, bleeding and infection) and delayed complications (sexual, obstetric, psychological problems).DocumentReproductive Health, 2011Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a harmful traditional practice with severe health complications, deeply rooted in many Sub-Saharan African countries. The objective of this study is to perform a first evaluation of the magnitude of the health consequences of FGM/C in The Gambia. A number of females who had undergone FGM/C were surveyed and consulted. Key findings:DocumentUnited Nations Population Fund, 2011The objective of the ‘UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) Accelerating Change’ is to contribute to the abandonment of FGM/C in 17 African countries. This annual report is sought to convey a clear picture of the programme’s third year of activities.