Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
The hemodynamic and electrophysiological action of the right HEART VENTRICLE.
The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
A condition in which the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart was functionally impaired. This condition usually leads to HEART FAILURE or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, and other cardiovascular complications. Diagnosis is made by measuring the diminished ejection fraction and a depressed level of motility of the right ventricular wall.
Human females who are pregnant, as cultural, psychological, or sociological entities.
Women who are physically and mentally abused over an extended period, usually by a husband or other dominant male figure. Characteristics of the battered woman syndrome are helplessness, constant fear, and a perceived inability to escape. (From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 3d ed)
The rights of women to equal status pertaining to social, economic, and educational opportunities afforded by society.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
The physiological period following the MENOPAUSE, the permanent cessation of the menstrual life.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.
Enlargement of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart. This increase in ventricular mass is often attributed to PULMONARY HYPERTENSION and is a contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
The hemodynamic and electrophysiological action of the RIGHT ATRIUM.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Fundamental claims of patients, as expressed in statutes, declarations, or generally accepted moral principles. (Bioethics Thesaurus) The term is used for discussions of patient rights as a group of many rights, as in a hospital's posting of a list of patient rights.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Women licensed to practice medicine.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and an INFECTION. The infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
The period before MENOPAUSE. In premenopausal women, the climacteric transition from full sexual maturity to cessation of ovarian cycle takes place between the age of late thirty and early fifty.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
A congenital cardiomyopathy that is characterized by infiltration of adipose and fibrous tissue into the RIGHT VENTRICLE wall and loss of myocardial cells. Primary injuries usually are at the free wall of right ventricular and right atria resulting in ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
In females, the period that is shortly after giving birth (PARTURITION).
Behavioral manifestations of cerebral dominance in which there is preferential use and superior functioning of either the left or the right side, as in the preferred use of the right hand or right foot.
The chambers of the heart, to which the BLOOD returns from the circulation.
Those characteristics that distinguish one SEX from the other. The primary sex characteristics are the OVARIES and TESTES and their related hormones. Secondary sex characteristics are those which are masculine or feminine but not directly related to reproduction.
Radiographic examination of the breast.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Diminished or absent ability of a female to achieve conception.
Legal guarantee protecting the individual from attack on personal liberties, right to fair trial, right to vote, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. (from http://www.usccr.gov/ accessed 1/31/2003)
The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Reproductive rights rest on the recognition of the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children and to have the information and means to do so, and the right to attain the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health. They also include the right of all to make decisions concerning reproduction free of discrimination, coercion and violence.
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
A complex disorder characterized by infertility, HIRSUTISM; OBESITY; and various menstrual disturbances such as OLIGOMENORRHEA; AMENORRHEA; ANOVULATION. Polycystic ovary syndrome is usually associated with bilateral enlarged ovaries studded with atretic follicles, not with cysts. The term, polycystic ovary, is misleading.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
The neck portion of the UTERUS between the lower isthmus and the VAGINA forming the cervical canal.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
The last third of a human PREGNANCY, from the beginning of the 29th through the 42nd completed week (197 to 294 days) of gestation.
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
The periodic shedding of the ENDOMETRIUM and associated menstrual bleeding in the MENSTRUAL CYCLE of humans and primates. Menstruation is due to the decline in circulating PROGESTERONE, and occurs at the late LUTEAL PHASE when LUTEOLYSIS of the CORPUS LUTEUM takes place.
Metabolic disorder associated with fractures of the femoral neck, vertebrae, and distal forearm. It occurs commonly in women within 15-20 years after menopause, and is caused by factors associated with menopause including estrogen deficiency.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
Deliberate severe and repeated injury to one domestic partner by the other.
Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
Deliberate maltreatment of groups of humans beings including violations of generally-accepted fundamental rights as stated by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)
The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
A complication of PREGNANCY, characterized by a complex of symptoms including maternal HYPERTENSION and PROTEINURIA with or without pathological EDEMA. Symptoms may range between mild and severe. Pre-eclampsia usually occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease.
Expulsion of the product of FERTILIZATION before completing the term of GESTATION and without deliberate interference.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.
The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.
Cytological preparation of cells collected from a mucosal surface and stained with Papanicolaou stain.
Neoplasms of the skin and mucous membranes caused by papillomaviruses. They are usually benign but some have a high risk for malignant progression.
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
Extraction of the FETUS by means of abdominal HYSTEROTOMY.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
An extracellular selenoprotein that contains most of the SELENIUM in PLASMA. Selenoprotein P functions as an antioxidant and appears to transport selenium from the LIVER to peripheral tissues.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one generation to another. It includes transmission in utero or intrapartum by exposure to blood and secretions, and postpartum exposure via breastfeeding.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
A condition in which functional endometrial tissue is present outside the UTERUS. It is often confined to the PELVIS involving the OVARY, the ligaments, cul-de-sac, and the uterovesical peritoneum.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Compounds that interact with ESTROGEN RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of ESTRADIOL. Estrogens stimulate the female reproductive organs, and the development of secondary female SEX CHARACTERISTICS. Estrogenic chemicals include natural, synthetic, steroidal, or non-steroidal compounds.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.
Increased VASCULAR RESISTANCE in the PULMONARY CIRCULATION, usually secondary to HEART DISEASES or LUNG DISEASES.
The social institution involving legal and/or religious sanction whereby individuals are joined together.
The short wide vessel arising from the conus arteriosus of the right ventricle and conveying unaerated blood to the lungs.
Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.
Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.
A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.
A photoactivable URIDINE analog that is used as an affinity label.
Diabetes mellitus induced by PREGNANCY but resolved at the end of pregnancy. It does not include previously diagnosed diabetics who become pregnant (PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS). Gestational diabetes usually develops in late pregnancy when insulin antagonistic hormones peaks leading to INSULIN RESISTANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; and HYPERGLYCEMIA.
The middle third of a human PREGNANCY, from the beginning of the 15th through the 28th completed week (99 to 196 days) of gestation.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.
The 17-beta-isomer of estradiol, an aromatized C18 steroid with hydroxyl group at 3-beta- and 17-beta-position. Estradiol-17-beta is the most potent form of mammalian estrogenic steroids.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.
The transitional period before and after MENOPAUSE. Perimenopausal symptoms are associated with irregular MENSTRUAL CYCLE and widely fluctuated hormone levels. They may appear 6 years before menopause and subside 2 to 5 years after menopause.
Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Polymicrobial, nonspecific vaginitis associated with positive cultures of Gardnerella vaginalis and other anaerobic organisms and a decrease in lactobacilli. It remains unclear whether the initial pathogenic event is caused by the growth of anaerobes or a primary decrease in lactobacilli.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
Variations of menstruation which may be indicative of disease.
Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.
The age of the mother in PREGNANCY.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and parasitic diseases. The parasitic infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Disorders or diseases associated with PUERPERIUM, the six-to-eight-week period immediately after PARTURITION in humans.
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
A malignancy arising in uterine cervical epithelium and confined thereto, representing a continuum of histological changes ranging from well-differentiated CIN 1 (formerly, mild dysplasia) to severe dysplasia/carcinoma in situ, CIN 3. The lesion arises at the squamocolumnar cell junction at the transformation zone of the endocervical canal, with a variable tendency to develop invasive epidermoid carcinoma, a tendency that is enhanced by concomitant human papillomaviral infection. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
The nursing of an infant at the breast.
A sudden, temporary sensation of heat predominantly experienced by some women during MENOPAUSE. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Oral contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to hormonal preparations.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Physiologic period, characterized by endocrine, somatic, and psychic changes with the termination of ovarian function in the female. It may also accompany the normal diminution of sexual activity in the male.
The process of giving birth to one or more offspring.
The three approximately equal periods of a normal human PREGNANCY. Each trimester is about three months or 13 to 14 weeks in duration depending on the designation of the first day of gestation.
The beginning third of a human PREGNANCY, from the first day of the last normal menstrual period (MENSTRUATION) through the completion of 14 weeks (98 days) of gestation.
Methods to identify and characterize cancer in the early stages of disease and predict tumor behavior.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
The relative amounts of various components in the body, such as percentage of body fat.
Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
Involuntary loss of URINE, such as leaking of urine. It is a symptom of various underlying pathological processes. Major types of incontinence include URINARY URGE INCONTINENCE and URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE.
Imaging techniques used to colocalize sites of brain functions or physiological activity with brain structures.
Bleeding from blood vessels in the UTERUS, sometimes manifested as vaginal bleeding.
Female parents, human or animal.
A noninvasive method for assessing BODY COMPOSITION. It is based on the differential absorption of X-RAYS (or GAMMA RAYS) by different tissues such as bone, fat and other soft tissues. The source of (X-ray or gamma-ray) photon beam is generated either from radioisotopes such as GADOLINIUM 153, IODINE 125, or Americanium 241 which emit GAMMA RAYS in the appropriate range; or from an X-ray tube which produces X-RAYS in the desired range. It is primarily used for quantitating BONE MINERAL CONTENT, especially for the diagnosis of OSTEOPOROSIS, and also in measuring BONE MINERALIZATION.
The care provided to women and their NEWBORNS for the first few months following CHILDBIRTH.
Tumors in any part of the heart. They include primary cardiac tumors and metastatic tumors to the heart. Their interference with normal cardiac functions can cause a wide variety of symptoms including HEART FAILURE; CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS; or EMBOLISM.
Absence of menstruation.
Diseases due to or propagated by sexual contact.
The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.
Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide dietary ingredients, and that are intended to be taken by mouth to increase the intake of nutrients. Dietary supplements can include macronutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; and/or MICRONUTRIENTS, such as VITAMINS; MINERALS; and PHYTOCHEMICALS.
A family of small, non-enveloped DNA viruses infecting birds and most mammals, especially humans. They are grouped into multiple genera, but the viruses are highly host-species specific and tissue-restricted. They are commonly divided into hundreds of papillomavirus "types", each with specific gene function and gene control regions, despite sequence homology. Human papillomaviruses are found in the genera ALPHAPAPILLOMAVIRUS; BETAPAPILLOMAVIRUS; GAMMAPAPILLOMAVIRUS; and MUPAPILLOMAVIRUS.
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
Procedures in which placement of CARDIAC CATHETERS is performed for therapeutic or diagnostic procedures.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.
Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.
A combination of congenital heart defects consisting of four key features including VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECTS; PULMONARY STENOSIS; RIGHT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY; and a dextro-positioned AORTA. In this condition, blood from both ventricles (oxygen-rich and oxygen-poor) is pumped into the body often causing CYANOSIS.
The number of pregnancies, complete or incomplete, experienced by a female. It is different from PARITY, which is the number of offspring borne. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.
A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role.
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
An imbalance between myocardial functional requirements and the capacity of the CORONARY VESSELS to supply sufficient blood flow. It is a form of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA (insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) caused by a decreased capacity of the coronary vessels.
Tumors or cancer of the UTERUS.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Human behavior or decision related to REPRODUCTION.
Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
Tumors or cancer of the OVARY. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. They are classified according to the tissue of origin, such as the surface EPITHELIUM, the stromal endocrine cells, and the totipotent GERM CELLS.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a blood disease (HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES) which involves BLOOD CELLS or COAGULATION FACTORS. The hematologic disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Regulation of the rate of contraction of the heart muscles by an artificial pacemaker.
Malformations of CORONARY VESSELS, either arteries or veins. Included are anomalous origins of coronary arteries; ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA; CORONARY ANEURYSM; MYOCARDIAL BRIDGING; and others.
Developmental abnormalities involving structures of the heart. These defects are present at birth but may be discovered later in life.
Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
The moral and ethical bases of the protection of animals from cruelty and abuse. The rights are extended to domestic animals, laboratory animals, and wild animals.
Deliberate, often repetitive physical, verbal, and/or other types of abuse by one or more members against others of a household.
Artery arising from the brachiocephalic trunk on the right side and from the arch of the aorta on the left side. It distributes to the neck, thoracic wall, spinal cord, brain, meninges, and upper limb.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Infections with bacteria of the genus CHLAMYDIA.
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Later that year, the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918 gave women over 21 the right to stand for election as MPs. ... "Women's rights". The National Archives. Retrieved 11 February 2015. Johnston, Neil (1 March 2013), "Female Suffrage before 1918 ... unmarried women ratepayers received the right to vote in the Municipal Franchise Act 1869. This right was confirmed in the ... "Which Act Gave Women the Right to Vote in Britain?". Synonym. Retrieved 11 February 2015. Heater, Derek (2006). Citizenship in ...
... women's rights. She is a long-standing advocate of a more prominent role of women in the Catholic Church. Beattie is the eldest ... Beattie, Tina (2014). "Whose Rights, Which Rights? - The United Nations, the Vatican, Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Rights ... Natural Law and Women's Rights', Religion and Human Rights, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2008: pp. 249-267 'Vision and Vulnerability: the ... 57, Spring 2009 'The End of Woman: Gender, God and Rights Beyond Modernity' in Patrick Claffey and Joseph Egan (eds), Movement ...
... women's rights; and anti-war and anti-nuclear issues, as well as stopping African apartheid. She championed various activists ... Women of Achievement in Maryland History. Women of Achievement in Maryland History, Incorporated; 2002. ISBN 978-0-9724362-0-5 ... Her portrait of an African-American woman, Lily, was shown at the 1936 New York exhibition of the National Association of Women ... In 1999, she was posthumously awarded to the State of Maryland's Women's Hall of Fame, as the first woman artist they ...
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... along with five other women, picketed the Orange County Medical Center, demanding women's rights for abortions, after 47 women ... Women's Rights. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 6 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Barbara J. Love (2006). ... She supported the passing of the Equal Rights Amendment, which she believed would help women reach not only general equality ... specifically related to politics and women's rights. That same year, Abrams wrote "Myth America: How Far Have You Really Come ...
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"Women's rights". The National Archives. Retrieved 11 February 2015. "Which Act Gave Women the Right to Vote in Britain?". ... women lost the right to vote under the Municipal Corporations Act 1835. Unmarried women ratepayers received the right to vote ... In 1931, the Second Spanish Republic allowed women the right of passive suffrage with three women being elected. During a ... both the right to vote and to run for office, and was the second in the world and the first in Europe to give women the right ...
Women's Rights. Report of the Woman's Rights Convention, July 19-20, 1848 Archived May 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. ... Douglass assured the American women that at no time had he ever argued against women's right to vote. Meanwhile, in 1851, ... he said that he could not accept the right to vote as a black man if women could not also claim that right. He suggested that ... she predicted its passage would delay for decades the cause for women's right to vote. Stanton argued that American women and ...
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In 1914, Cullen was undertaking speaking engagements on women's rights at the Women's Political Association, Melbourne, ... who was sympathetic to the call for women to have the right to vote. Cullen became a radical suffragette, joined the Women's ... "WOMEN'S RIGHTS". Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954). 13 August 1936. p. 18. Retrieved 3 November 2019. "Congratulations ... Woman's day. Melbourne: Herald and Weekly Times. 1953. Melbourne, National Foundation for Australian Women and The University ...
... that we trust women and we respect them to make the right decision, the right choices about their own health care." Tánaiste ... 62% agreed with the statement that the law needs to change to recognise a woman's right to choose. 56% agreed that the 12 weeks ... "Women's Rights". The Workers' Party of Ireland. Retrieved 16 April 2018. "Campaign Platform Members". Together For Yes. ... In 2016, 3,265 Irish women travelled to the UK alone and we know that Irish women travel to other countries like the ...
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"Women's Rights". Tulsi. Retrieved March 13, 2019. Gabbard, Tulsi [@TulsiGabbard] (October 6, 2017). "#Birthcontrol has critical ... Biden, Joe [@JoeBiden] (September 4, 2012). ""'Right to work' means the right to work for less, not for what you deserve. ... "LGBTQ Rights". Yang2020. "PRIDE MONTH". Yang2020. June 2019. "We Are Indivisible Pledge". We are Indivisible 2020 Pledge.. ... League of Women Voters. Retrieved April 4, 2020. Caputo, Marc (February 27, 2019). "Puerto Rico emerges as 2020 campaign ...
... as part of her efforts for women's rights in the U.S. Women who choose to keep their prior names have been called "Lucy Stoners ... as part of her efforts for women's rights in the U.S. Because of her, women who choose not to use their husbands' surnames have ... Gorence, Patricia (1976). "Women's Name Rights". scholarship.law. Bander, Edward (1 January 1973). Change of name and law of ... Also see "Retain the birth name" above.) The feminist Lucy Stone (1818-1893) made a national issue of a married woman's right ...
"Sri Lanka police female cadre , Facing workplace discrimination". Nation Online. Retrieved 2021-02-16. "'Women's Rights' ... She also obtained a Masters degree in Human rights from the University of Sri Lanka. She joined the police force in 1997 as a ... In 2000, she applied to be recruited directly to a single vacant slot for the post of female Assistant Superintendent of Police ... In September 2020, she created history by becoming the first ever woman deputy inspector general in the 154 years of Sri Lanka ...
... "general women's movement", including the general suffrage group the Women's Rights Alliance. Some party members condemned ... Xiang Jingyu wrote a number of articles to elaborate Chinese women's problems. In these articles, she called for Chinese women ... Then, Xiang Jingyu founded the Committee of Women's Liberation, and trained many female cadres, who then became a force against ... was one of the earliest female members of the Communist Party of China (CPC), widely regarded as a pioneer of the women's ...
"Women's Land Rights". Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 20 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged ... ILC's stated mission is to "promote secure and equitable access to and control over land for poor women and men through ...
She was an activist in the temperance, anti-slavery, and woman's-rights movements, and in 1851 presided over a woman's-rights ... Her addresses covered her "triune cause": first, abolition; second, women's rights; and third, temperance. The women's rights ... She also lobbied for an Ohio law for married women to have the same property rights as men, but she was unsuccessful. When the ... There came a time when Universalists refused to go with me as an abolitionist, an advocate for the rights of women, for earnest ...
She is most celebrated for her commitment to women's reproductive rights, with the National Organization for Women writing ... Hill worked as an advocate of women's reproductive rights, and owned several women's health centers across the country, ... Hill said Tiller's words inspired her to continue her work in women's rights. When Hill asked Tiller why he had not retired in ... Friedman, Leah (8 February 2010). "Susan Hill dies at 61; women's rights advocate". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, CA. ...
Women's rights activist. Annemarie Jacir, 1992 Palestinian filmmaker and poet Lisa Loeb, 1986. Singer-songwriter. Dorothy ...
During this movement, also known as the Women's rights movement or women's liberation movement, women fought for equal rights, ... it mainly advocated for the right to vote for white women, while excluding minority women. The exclusion of minority women in ... In the first wave, feminists focused on women's suffrage, or giving women the right to vote. It was a movement that pushed for ... In June of 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) was created by women's rights activists Betty Friedan, Pauli Murray ...
Wrote 'Temperamental Henry' and 'Anthony the Absolute'. Women's Rights Advocate". New York Times. 18 October 1936. Retrieved ... A Story of a Woman in Revolt (1915) The Trufflers (1916) Temperamental Henry: An Episodic History of the Early Life and the ...
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a b c Christiane Harzig, "The Role of German Women in the German-American Working-Class Movement in Late Nineteenth-Century New ... Do not be revengeful but stand up for your right and resist oppression. ... Look forward to the day when all men and women will be free citizens of one fatherland and live together as brothers and ... See: Christiane Harzig, "The Role of German Women in the German-American Working-Class Movement in Late Nineteenth-Century New ...
... two rights denied her contemporary married women.[35] ... Reading families: women's literate practice in late medieval ... Seward, Desmond (1995). The Wars of the Roses: And the Lives of Five Men and Women in the Fifteenth Century. Constable. ISBN 0- ... Seward, Desmond (1995). The Wars of the Roses: And the Lives of Five Men and Women in the Fifteenth Century. London: Constable ... Seward, Desmond (1995). The Wars of the Roses: And the Lives of Five Men and Women in the Fifteenth Century. London: Constable ...
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While the adherents of a territory's official religion enjoyed the right of public worship, the others were allowed the right ... which permitted maternal inheritance with no precedence for female rule; (2) the insanity of Charles's mother, Joanna of ... Imperial rights had been referred to as regalia since the Investiture Controversy but were enumerated for the first time at ... During the Thirty Years' War, the Duke of Bavaria was given the right to vote as the eighth elector, and the Duke of Brunswick- ...
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... which protects the rights of Indian women working in the informal economy. In addition to the protection of rights, SEWA ... In other circumstances, unions may not have the legal right to represent workers, or the right may be in question. This lack of ... In such cases, unions have certain legal rights, most importantly the right to engage in collective bargaining with the ... What is considered a human right is controversial and not all the topics listed are universally accepted as human rights ...
In 1927, Arya Samaj was established in Singapore in a shophouse in Rowell Road.[1][2][3]. In 1942 till 1945, during the Second World War the activities of the Arya Samaj was interrupted by the Japanese occupation of Singapore.[2][3]. In 1963, the Arya Samaj movement's present building at Syed Alwi Road was opened by Mollamal Sachdev, whose family gave generously to the building fund.[2][3]. In 2014, on 1 and 2 November, Arya Samaj Singapore celebrated International Arya Conference (Hindi: अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आर्य महा सम्मलेन) to mark the 101 years of Arya Samaj movement.[4]. In 2015, inaugural International Yoga Day (Hindi: अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस) was celebrated by the Arya Samaj.[5]. ...
That year, she starred as Nancy Gibson in Smart Woman, playing a woman determined to retrieve her husband from a gold-digging ... Marie Hotchener negotiated Astor's right to a $5 a week allowance (at a time when she was making $2,500 a week) and the right ... She appeared as the female lead, Hilda Lake, niece of the murder victims, in The Kennel Murder Case (1933), co-starring with ... She always declined offers of starring in her own right. Not wanting the responsibility of top billing and having to carry the ...
Above right is the academy photograph of Rear Admiral Richard Robert McNulty. As commodore of the U.S. Merchant Marine Cadet ... Admission requirements were amended in 1974, and this academy became the first federal service academy to enroll female ... The letter appearing right is from the academy's early history and accompanied the photograph. The letter from the United ... The Merchant Marine Academy is the only Federal Service Academy granted the right to do so, and the standard is carried with ...
Of the women Keppel observed, "They came to our boat with the frankness of innocence and there was a freedom in their manners, ... Human rights *in pre-Saddam Iraq. *in Saddam Hussein's Iraq. *in post-invasion Iraq *in ISIL-controlled territory ...
The assemblies of the French barons and prelates and the University of Paris decided that males who derive their right to ... as a woman, could not inherit the throne. ...
... declared equality of men and women, and the rights and obligation of all citizens to work.[252] It outlined that the country ... We don't have the right to criticise you... Basically you are right. Have you made mistakes or not? I don't know. Certainly you ... the full-rights members, the candidates, and the depositees.[243] The full-rights members most of whom were poor or lower- ... Denise Affonço, To The End of Hell: One Woman's Struggle to Survive Cambodia's Khmer Rouge. ...
He fought against Caste discrimination and advocated equal rights for women.[31] Although the Brahmos found favourable response ... Gender in the Hindu Nation: RSS Women as Ideologues. New Delhi: Women Unlimited, 2004. ... Bharatiya Janata Party: Searching for the Hindu Nationalist Face', In The New Politics of the Right: Neo-Populist Parties and ... The king had full rights to expel any person who offended the country and also pardon the offenders and grant return to the ...
Then a woman from the neighborhood stops by so the Yamadas have to hide Chi and all her fur as well. ... The English language version of the manga is published by Vertical Inc, and is oriented left-to-right like an American comic, ... Chi and the Yamadas continue to meet their new neighbors, including a woman named Ijyuin with a golden long-haired cat named ... instead of the typical Japanese right-to-left format. One reason for this could be to avoid confusing its young reader ...
The Right Stuff (1983), Gremlins (1984), The Terminator (1984), Terminator 2 (1991), Starship Troopers (1997), and Holes (2003 ... New York City (You're a Woman) - Al Kooper (1971). *Helen Reddy - Helen Reddy (1971) ... Flying Burrito Brothers (Amsterdam, 1970). From left to right: Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Rick Roberts, Chris Hillman, Michael Clarke ...
"Oh! You Pretty Woman" / "I Knew the Moment I Lost You" OKeh 06640 ... A 1969 stroke left his right side paralyzed, ending his active career. He did, however, recover sufficiently to appear in a ... the rights to "New San Antonio Rose".[citation needed] It wrecked him financially. ...
"THE SUPREME COURT: RIGHT TO PRIVACY; Supreme Court Finds Law On Educational Privacy Isn't Meant for Individuals", The New York ... Families (as opposed to men or women living alone) still dominated American households, but less so than they did thirty years ... The Census reported that same-sex male couples numbered 336,001 and female same-sex couples numbered 329,522.[18] Extrapolating ... Since 1993, both families and non-families have seen median household incomes rise, with "households headed by a woman without ...
Kurdish Human Rights Project. ISBN 1-900175-74-6.. *^ "Three Kurds killed in Syria shooting, human rights group says - Middle ... Women wear colored dresses and spangled head scarves and young men wave flags of green, yellow and red, the historic colors of ... a b Emma Sinclair-Webb, Human Rights Watch, "Turkey, Closing ranks against accountability", Human Rights Watch, 2008. "The ... In Syria, the Kurds dress up in their national dress and celebrate the New Year.[121] According to Human Rights Watch, the ...
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Russia is the new champion in the women's tournament.. The women's tournament is 2+ weeks old, so I'll pass. Great photos and ... You may be right that a similar event in Africa or Central Asia may not receive as much international attention, but that's not ... This is not the case right now. I'd suggest waiting. I hope we won't have to stick this in on, say, Sunday. We should be able ... Well, it looks as if he may recover, so not putting it on the page today was the right call. However, I disagree with ...
standard veciña '(female) neighbor' (Port. vizinha), A-G úa, Ancarese ũa vs. standard unha (Port. uma).. *The resolution of ... cannot be more right, in spite of typical linguistic Asturian features crossing to the west over that border. These dialects ... where a woman sings for her boyfriend; cantigas de escarnio, crude, taunting, and sexual songs of scorn; cantigas de maldecir, ... a female. However, there is no particular reason for objects to be adscribed to a particular grammatical gender or another, it ...
List of the women that he had loved, inserted in Life of Henry Brulard, in 1835: "I dreamed deeply of these names, and of the ... astonishing stupidities and stupidities they did to me." (From left to right: Virginie Kubly, Angela Pietragrua, Adèle Rebuffel ... His genuine empathy towards women is evident in his books; Simone de Beauvoir spoke highly of him in The Second Sex. One of his ... In 1807 Stendhal stayed near Stendal, where he fell in love with a woman named Wilhelmine, whom he called Minette, and for ...
Top and Right: Staghorn Sumac, Rhus typhina (Compound Leaf) Bottom: Skunk Cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus (Simple Leaf). 1. Apex ... Females of the Attelabidae, so-called leaf-rolling weevils, lay their eggs into leaves that they then roll up as means of ... The leaves on this plant are arranged in pairs opposite one another, with successive pairs at right angles to each other ( ...
In Canada, National Volunteer Week was first conceived in 1943 as a way to celebrate the contribution made by women on the home ... "an idea that is simply right."[4] ... Women's History Month. *St. Patrick's Day (religious). *Spring ...
United Nations Human Rights Council. p. 16.. *^ a b c d Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (2004); Section 1d: " ... First was the highly publicised letter from an inmate at Masanjia that a Portland, Oregon woman found hidden in a box of ... China Rights Forum. Human Rights in China (1): 26. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 July 2009.. ... "2003 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor ...
... p10 Male frogs and toads may croak to attract a female. When a female frog has chosen a mate, the male frog hops on top of her ... Clockwise from top right: Seymouria, Mexican burrowing caecilian, eastern newt and leaf green tree frog ... They swim together as she lay eggs in the water.[14]p7 Sometimes, males fight to mate with a female.[14]p7 Frogs can lay up to ... Most female amphibians lays her eggs in water. Males release sperm to fertilize them. The eggs are laid one by one or in ...
Several species of duck have brown-plumaged females that can be confused with the female mallard.[33] The female gadwall ( ... An American black duck (top left) and a male mallard (bottom right) in eclipse plumage ... but brown in females;[30] and 3) in males, the centre tail feather (drake feather) is curled, but in females, the centre tail ... for female mallards that have lost or abandoned their previous clutch)[75] or forcibly mate with females that appear to be ...
... women and children, were murdered.[40] Around 12 August, no less than two-thirds of the Jews shot in Surazh were women and ... General Government territory: centre, Distrikt Galizien: lower-right. Death camp at Auschwitz: lower-left (in Provinz ... We were faced with the question: what about the women and children? - I have decided on a solution to this problem. I did not ... By August 1941, all Jewish men, women, and children were shot.[21] In the second phase of annihilation, the Jewish inhabitants ...
The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement[edit]. A one-volume summary of Branch's trilogy, The King Years: ... African-American women in the movement. *Fifth Circuit Four. *Brown Chapel. *Dexter Avenue Baptist Church ... America in the King Years is a three-volume history of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement by Taylor Branch, ... In the early 1980s, Branch planned to spend three years writing about America during the civil rights era, focusing on Martin ...
While touring India as a part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012,[45] Andrew became interested in the work of Women's ... who has been criticised for corruption and for abuses of human rights by Amnesty International, but he has continued to visit ... "Prince Andrew sex claims woman 'should not be believed'". BBC News. 3 January 2015.. ... Interlink Foundation (WIF), a charity which helps women acquire skills to earn income. He and his family later initiated Key to ...
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Womens property rights are property and inheritance rights enjoyed by women as a category within a society. Property rights ... These rights can be in the form of actual ownership or usufruct, the rights of use. Women play an integral part in the ... Family law Feminism Land law Legal rights of women in history Married Womens Property Acts in the United States Married ... Benschop, Marjolein (22 April 2004), "Womens rights to land and property", in UN-HABITAT (ed.), Women in human settlements ...
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Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, the ACLU Womens Rights Project pushes for change and systemic reform in ... violence against women, and education. In the employment realm, laws and workplace policies that exclude women from certain job ... Despite the tremendous progress made in the struggle for gender equality, women still face violence, discrimination, and ... impeding the ability of women and girls to live safely and with dignity. In the education sector, many public schools have ...
... women grow most of the food but rarely have secure rights to land in their own names.Photograph: Panos / Giacomo PirozziFelitus ... A womens farming cooperative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Across Africa, ... What women need, argues Ms. Kagwanja, is for their basic rights to be entrenched in constitutions and for equal rights of ... Unfortunately, after decades of work, land rights campaigners and UN agencies have scarcely improved womens land rights, notes ...
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  • RFE/RL) January 29, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Three Iranian women's rights activists and journalists have been released from detention, Radio Farda reports. (rferl.org)
  • In response, activists are fighting to introduce or strengthen laws intended to give women more secure access to land and are combating social norms and practices that stand in their way. (un.org)
  • Body Politics: Women, Families, and Reproductive Rights will bring together a distinguished group of legal scholars, women's and family rights activists, and community members on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade to highlight its historical significance and discuss the pressing health and family planning issues families face in the US. (dartmouth.edu)
  • The kingdom forbids street protests, and most of the kingdom's more outspoken activists since 2011 have been jailed, charged or made to sign pledges renouncing activism, according to the activists and Human Rights Watch. (wsj.com)
  • This year, however, Highwater joined Twitter, where she began to follow the furious battles between trans rights activists and those feminists derisively known as TERFs, or trans exclusionary radical feminists. (slate.com)
  • The radical feminists-who, to be clear, don't represent all feminists who think of themselves as radical-fundamentally disagree with trans activists on what being a woman means. (slate.com)
  • Thanks to activists picking up the phone and sending a storm of emails in the final hours leading up to a crucial vote on women's rights, we are proud to announce victory! (causes.com)
  • Despite the achievements of women's rights activists throughout the twentieth century, feminist scholars argue that the remnants of coverture still operate in legal and social institutions in the twenty-first century. (gale.com)
  • Behind the scenes, Senator Kennedy would sit down with the leaders and activists of the women's and civil rights movements and strategize. (feminist.org)
  • Many activists emphasize their desire to "liberate" women. (billygraham.org)
  • Having recently won the right to vote, Saudi women activists now are driving to end discrimination and demand all of their human rights. (amnestyusa.org)
  • Because the ICW was reluctant to focus on suffrage, in 1904 the International Woman Suffrage Alliance (IWSA) was formed by British women's rights activist Millicent Fawcett, American activist Carrie Chapman Catt, and other leading women's rights activists. (historynet.com)
  • Amnesty activists and our many coalition partners have worked for years to build momentum behind the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) , a critical piece of legislation aimed at ensuring the United States does its part to end gender-based violence globally through its diplomatic and foreign assistance work. (amnestyusa.org)
  • For Black women activists, preparing for the world conference provided an opportunity to contribute to a discernable platform for African descendants in Latin America that was beginning to form. (jhu.edu)
  • Help us keep exposing injustice in 2018: Make a tax-deductible donation right now. (truth-out.org)
  • In June 2018 the United Nations Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice delivered a report warning of an "unprecedented pushback" against women's rights occurring globally. (gale.com)
  • In March, 2018, we sat down with four women inside El Salvador's Ilopango prison. (reproductiverights.org)
  • At least 10 members of Iran's One Million Signatures Campaign against legal discrimination against women have been detained in Tehran. (rferl.org)
  • Despite the tremendous progress made in the struggle for gender equality, women still face violence, discrimination, and institutional barriers to equal participation in society. (aclu.org)
  • Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, the ACLU Women's Rights Project pushes for change and systemic reform in institutions that perpetuate discrimination against women, focusing its work in the areas of employment, violence against women, and education. (aclu.org)
  • Survivors of gender-based violence face discrimination when police, schools, landlords, and other institutions fail to adequately address and prevent violence and also when laws and policies penalize them, impeding the ability of women and girls to live safely and with dignity. (aclu.org)
  • Firing women because they are pregnant, or treating pregnant workers worse than other workers who are also temporarily unable to perform some aspects of a job, has been illegal since 1978, when Congress enacted the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. (aclu.org)
  • After they give birth, women workers are the targets of discrimination if they need to pump breast milk to remain on the job. (aclu.org)
  • The ACLU strives for a world in which women and girls live free from violence by challenging discrimination against survivors of violence in housing, employment, education, and government services and benefits, and by holding governments accountable for responding to and taking proactive measures to stop the cycle of violence. (aclu.org)
  • We write in advance of the 80th pre-session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and its review of the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. (hrw.org)
  • Moreover, some groups of women face compounded forms of discrimination -- due to factors such as their age, ethnicity, disability, or socio-economic status -- in addition to their gender. (ohchr.org)
  • Discrimination based on sex is prohibited under almost every human rights treaty - including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights , which under their common article 3 provide for the rights to equality between men and women in the enjoyment of all rights. (ohchr.org)
  • Considered the international bill of rights for women, the Convention defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets an agenda for national action to end such discrimination. (ohchr.org)
  • Oversight of the Convention is the task of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, a group of 23 independent experts on women's rights from different States that have ratified the Convention. (ohchr.org)
  • In 2010 the Human Rights Council established a Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice to promote the elimination of laws that discriminate against women and/or have a discriminatory impact on them. (ohchr.org)
  • GENEVA ( 1 April 2021) - The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) has published its findings on Denmark, including the self-governing territories of Greenland and the Faroe Islands, which it examined during its latest online session. (ohchr.org)
  • The findings contain positive aspects of how Denmark is implementing the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women . (ohchr.org)
  • The second wave of the movement, which promoted economic, political, and social equality, gained momentum in the 1960s and '70s, when such groups as the National Organization for Women fought for equal pay and laws banning employment discrimination. (audible.com)
  • As a woman and black handicapped I know something about discrimination and yes men LOL. (care2.com)
  • The UAW lost in the federal district and appellate courts, which held that Johnson Controls was not guilty of sex discrimination under the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964. (prospect.org)
  • Women's rights protesters took to the streets in European cities on Sunday to voice their frustration at sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women. (digitaljournal.com)
  • Although some critics argue that women in high-income nations like the United States have achieved equality, the Working Group's report declared that "no country in the world has successfully eliminated discrimination against women. (gale.com)
  • The Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which prohibited discrimination against pregnant women and reversed the Supreme Court decision that permitted discrimination against women in the workforce. (feminist.org)
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1991, which provided to women workers the right to collect damages in sex discrimination cases. (feminist.org)
  • The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which reversed the Roberts Supreme Court decision that gutted the ability of women workers to sue for wage discrimination. (feminist.org)
  • You might expect the agenda to include the vicious violence and discrimination against women of faith. (billygraham.org)
  • The committee sought to advance women's rights and eliminate gender-based discrimination in all these areas. (haaretz.com)
  • In 1986 Iraq became one of the first countries to ratify the Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). (globalresearch.ca)
  • Anthony and Stanton founded the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) and campaigned for a constitutional amendment for universal suffrage in America, and for other women's rights, such as changes in divorce laws and an end to employment and pay discrimination. (historynet.com)
  • Drug policies cannot be effective without addressing the root causes of structural inequality and discrimination which place women in a subordinate role in society, including in the family, often leading to experiences of violence, marginalisation and domination. (scoop.co.nz)
  • 823 words - 4 pages The Women's rights movement is primarily concerned with making the political, social, and economic status of women equal to that of men while establishing safeguards against discrimination on the basis of gender. (brightkite.com)
  • Women survived the toughest times when they faced harsh gender discrimination in the workplace and just because of the fact that they were women. (brightkite.com)
  • However, after the Archaic age, legislators began to enact laws enforcing gender segregation, resulting in decreased rights for women. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Women's Media Center applauds the many important victories for women and our families in the landmark health care reform legislation including the elimination of gender as a pre-existing condition and the extension of insurance coverage to include birth control. (google.com)
  • Today, gender bias continues to create huge barriers for many women. (aclu.org)
  • When women are pushed out of the workplace, they lose important income and benefits, contributing to a gender wealth gap between men and women. (aclu.org)
  • Her organization documented the sexual and gender-based violence experienced by women in the post-election violence. (hrw.org)
  • One of Ann's goals is a changed constitution - one that guarantees equal rights for everyone, regardless of gender, class or ethnicity. (hrw.org)
  • Gender equality is at the very heart of human rights and United Nations values. (ohchr.org)
  • The High Commissioner for Human Rights recently pledged to be a Geneva Gender Champion committing to advance gender equality in OHCHR and in international fora. (ohchr.org)
  • Harmful gender stereotypes must be dismantled, so that women are no longer viewed in the light of what women 'should' do and are instead seen for who they are: unique individuals, with their own needs and desires. (ohchr.org)
  • According to Professor Staffan Lindberg, director of the V-Dem Institute, the result is important because it shows that democratic development is not gender blind: societies transitioning from authoritarian regimes strongly need women in order to develop functioning democratic governments. (eurekalert.org)
  • UN Women and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are two of the UN's key agencies that help promote gender equality, empower women and improve maternal health care (Millennium Development Goals #3 and #5). (unfoundation.org)
  • India fared particularly badly in areas such as gender equality that measured women's access to land and to bank loans for property, as well as inheritance rights for widows and daughters. (reuters.com)
  • MeToo, TimesUp, the Women's March, these movements tell us that we need to have a critical discussion on women's rights, equality and power dynamics of gender," said Trudeau. (reuters.com)
  • Is there any kind of survey data (broken up by age and gender) that shows how strongly people feel about abortion rights? (motherjones.com)
  • Study the gender-specific impact of climate change on women in Greenland, in particular women dependent on traditional Inuit livelihoods, and ensure women's equal participation in decision-making processes related to the climate crisis. (ohchr.org)
  • Kristie: But when we look at the gains Chinese women made during that period of time 50 years ago and we compare that to the situation now, do you feel that women's rights and gender equality has moved forward or taken a step back? (cnn.com)
  • Women's Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalising Age explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for womens human rights, especially over the past three decades. (wiley.com)
  • Three Tennessee women, and long-time employees of Wal-Mart, filed a class action against the discount retailer, claiming they and other female employees in the region were denied promotions because of their gender and were paid less than male counterparts, reported the New York Daily News Oct. 2. (womensenews.org)
  • The Istanbul Convention states that men and women have equal rights and obliges national authorities to take steps to prevent gender-based violence against women, to protect victims and to prosecute perpetrators. (go.com)
  • UNAIDS states it is necessary to address laws and policies that form legal barriers to sexual and reproductive health information and services because HIV prevention, treatment, care and support require supportive regulatory environments that advance human rights and gender equality . (opendemocracy.net)
  • We are racing past rolling fields of scattered snowfall, en route to Heathrow airport and Kenya for an international meeting to address the enormity of gender-based violence around the world and the huge impact that it has, both as a cause and as a consequence of HIV. (opendemocracy.net)
  • This year to mark the annual 16 days against gender violence, I want to introduce some of these positive women human rights defenders , many with their own violent stories to tell. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Gender critical trans women: The apostates of the trans rights movement. (slate.com)
  • She discovered "people who had a pretty good grasp of gender as an artificial social construct-the expectations of what females are supposed to be, the expectations of what males are supposed to be, and how much of that is socialized," she says. (slate.com)
  • However, women in Europe still have these rights denied or restricted as a result of laws, policies and practices that ultimately reflect continuing gender stereotypes and inequalities. (coe.int)
  • Ensuring these rights for women is a vital component of efforts to achieve gender equality. (coe.int)
  • Gender equality and women and girls' empowerment emerged as an overarching theme of the Summit. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • UN Women, the United Nations' agency focused on gender equality, spent $315 million during their 2015-2016 fiscal year on resources to empower women and girls around the globe. (billygraham.org)
  • According to UN Women's Annual Report , the event focused on increasing access to sexual and reproductive health services, including women in leadership roles, and eradicating gender-based violence. (billygraham.org)
  • She is the author of Women and Politics in Chile (2005) and co-editor of The Impact of Gender Quotas (with M. L. Krook and J. M. Piscopo, 2012). (palgrave.com)
  • She is the author of Quotas for Women in Politics (2009) , as well as numerous articles on gender quotas, women's political representation, and violence against women in politics. (palgrave.com)
  • In keeping with the Sustainable Development Goals , in which gender equality is a stand-alone goal as well as being incorporated in all other goals and targets, tackling the impact of drug policies on women deserves proper attention and visibility. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Marginalisation of women, poverty, gender-based violence, lack of job opportunities and absence of social protection from the State, together with the need to support their family, can drive women into committing drug-related offences. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Women also face insurmountable barriers in enjoying their right to fair trial because of their inability to afford effective legal representation, judicial gender stereotyping and a lack of gender-sensitive administration of justice, which often do not take into account the mitigating circumstances, such as socio-economic deprivation or coercion and the generally low-level of criminality. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Gender Equality And The Movement For Women 's Rights On A. (bartleby.com)
  • In recent years, there has been a raising awareness about gender equality and the movement for women's rights on a global scale. (bartleby.com)
  • to gain equality for women across gender barriers in all aspects of society, the battle that women have had to endure throughout history has been anything but peaceful. (bartleby.com)
  • Particularly in the United States, the women's liberation movement is an example of how women in the U.S. took a stance to protest for their civil and reproductive rights, domestic violence issues, women's suffrage, and sexual harassment and gender-based violence that is inflicted upon women on a daily basis. (bartleby.com)
  • But the stakes are higher and the redemption more socially poignant for civil rights and gender equality in "Woman. (latimes.com)
  • She received her law degree in 1980 from the University of California, Berkeley and worked for the California Abortion Rights League before becoming a tax attorney. (dartmouth.edu)
  • Are Young Women Complacent About Abortion Rights? (motherjones.com)
  • Everyone assumes that DWS was talking about complacency toward abortion rights, and young feminists aren't happy about her sweeping criticism of an entire generation. (motherjones.com)
  • Generally speaking, though, the response has been that there are plenty of young women who work hard on abortion rights these days, which is certainly true. (motherjones.com)
  • What she's saying is that there are fewer young women today working hard on abortion rights. (motherjones.com)
  • Despite recent legislation and the expansion of abortion rights in certain parts of the nation , the tide is largely turning in the opposite direction. (care2.com)
  • It is these types of sentiments that propel politicians of the pro-life movement to seek more limited abortion rights. (care2.com)
  • When and where will the line on restrictive abortion rights be drawn? (care2.com)
  • Abortion Rights Didn't Just Happen. (motherjones.com)
  • Many in the United States don't know that, or how that right was secured, or why -- despite facing renewed anti-choice activism and a horrendous right-wing federal government in Ottawa -- abortion rights are likely here to stay. (truth-out.org)
  • When Calgary writer Jane Cawthorne ( "The Abortion Monologues" ) asked Wildrose leaders about their views on abortion rights for her blog, they candidly admitted they were prepared to hold a referendum on it. (truth-out.org)
  • I wasn't going to convince this anti-choicer in 2016 any more than I could've convinced Norma McCorvey, a woman, who in 1995 declared her opposition to abortion after having undergone two religious conversions - even though Norma McCorvey had once fought for abortion rights under the alias of "Jane Roe" in the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade . (socialistworker.org)
  • The Center for Reproductive Rights will be representing Whole Women's Health. (opednews.com)
  • On January 5, the Center for Reproductive Rights hosted a press call drilling down on "stakeholders" who had signed amicus briefs. (opednews.com)
  • Watch the video below to support the Center for Reproductive Rights in their efforts, then spread the word and talk to your friends and your local politicians about this extremely important issue. (care2.com)
  • The Center for Reproductive Rights has worked to expose the consequences of El Salvador's abortion ban. (reproductiverights.org)
  • India ranked 59 of 128 countries in the International Property Rights Index 2016. (reuters.com)
  • Since the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump has had sharply lower approval ratings among women than among men. (reuters.com)
  • Look no further than the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, an event they sponsored event on humanitarian crises facing women and girls. (billygraham.org)
  • Malika 'La Slammeuse' photographed by Leila Alaoui in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on 13 January 2016, as part of the My Body My Rights campaign. (amnestyusa.org)
  • Cathy Wilson of Glenview said President Donald Trump's election in 2016 was a pivotal "wake-up" moment for many progressive women. (dailyherald.com)
  • A debate rages over what Islam says about a woman's right to work and hold office. (csmonitor.com)
  • A Yazidi woman's right to walk down the market streets of Baghdad with her daughters without fear of being dragged into sex slavery. (billygraham.org)
  • A Woman's Right. (realchangenews.org)
  • NGO Monitor's qualitative and quantitative study shows that while Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch project a strong image of prioritizing women's freedom, in reality their advocacy on behalf of women's rights in the MENA region is weak. (ngo-monitor.org)
  • The Angolan government must allow protesters to exercise their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said ahead of a planned demonstration in Luanda for a women's right to have an abortion. (amnesty.org)
  • Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch call for the decriminalization of abortion in all circumstances. (amnesty.org)
  • Lack of know-how and high cost are the two main barriers keeping women offline. (eldis.org)
  • Even in some of the European countries that have legalised abortion on a women's request, women still face barriers in accessing safe and legal abortion care, due to the state's failure to ensure that women can still access abortion services in practice when medical professionals refuse care on grounds of conscience or religion. (coe.int)
  • There are significant barriers that need to be overcome for women to strengthen their leadership and participation in humanitarian response. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • Governments around the world need to take a stand and enact laws and legislation that protects women's civil rights. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • Until women's perspectives, positions, and priorities are fully incorporated into our nation's policies, ego-tripping representatives out for their fifteen minutes of fame will again and again attempt to use our reproductive rights to highjack legislation. (google.com)
  • The legislation, which has one more hurdle to clear, would overturn Pakistani laws that require women to produce four male witnesses to prove a rape case. (voanews.com)
  • Extremist politicians believe anti-choice legislation supports women s rights, when in fact it only limits accessibility and criminalizes the women who seek abortions. (care2.com)
  • Among other things, the report called for passing legislation guaranteeing equality in employment, to reserve a quarter of the Knesset seats for women, to allow women to do any military job that wasn't actual combat and to establish an authority that would evaluate women's status in Israel. (haaretz.com)
  • Enrolment of women and girls in rural areas in literacy centers under the illiteracy eradication legislation of 1979 transferred women in Iraq into a new level of education, labor, and employment. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Nuzhat Shirin, chairperson, Sindh Commission on the Status of Women, said there was a need for legislation to help women in distress and punish the culprits. (dawn.com)
  • Yet inheritance law, as defined under civil affairs legislation dating from 1953, is based on Sharia, which grants women only half the share received by males. (iwpr.net)
  • They formed the basis for the women's rights movement in the 19th century and the feminist movements during the 20th and 21st centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The campaign recently was awarded a Global Women's Rights Award , an honor bestowed by the Feminist Majority Foundation each year to individuals or groups that are active in promoting women's rights. (rferl.org)
  • On the mall, filmmaker Michael Moore, feminist icon Gloria Steinem, musician Alicia Keys and other speakers emotionally attacked Trump for his views on immigration, Muslims and women. (cnn.com)
  • It identifies the main feminist influences that have shaped the movement liberal, radical, third world and cosmopolitan and exposes how the Western, legalist, state-centric, and liberal biases of mainstream human rights discourse impede the realisation of human rights in womens lives everywhere. (wiley.com)
  • Caroline de Haas's response to the idea that female members of right-wing parties can be feminist was simple: "Manuel Valls claims to be a socialist! (euractiv.com)
  • The feminist lawyer, Gisèle Halimi, argued for similar measures in her famous paper, " La clause de l'européenne la plus favorisée " (most favoured European woman clause), an extensive study on women's rights in Europe. (euractiv.com)
  • National Organization for Women and Feminist Majority: "Fired Up! (now.org)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Organization for Women (NOW) is teaming up with Feminist Majority for their first-ever virtual national conference. (now.org)
  • Are you a proud feminist who stands by women's rights? (spreadshirt.com)
  • Their antiracist feminist engagements underscore both the social meaning of precarity for Latin American women of African descent as well as the particularism of human rights. (jhu.edu)
  • But feminists have persuaded family courts, upon divorce, to acquiesce in feminist demands that the mother typically be given 80 to 100 percent of those fundamental rights that belonged to both parents before divorce. (humanevents.com)
  • Nonetheless, their husbands could divorce them for mild infractions, and a divorced husband could easily remarry another woman, provided that his first wife had borne him no offspring. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most law codes forbade a woman to request her husband for a divorce and enforced the same penalties on a woman asking for divorce as on a woman caught in the act of adultery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some Babylonian and Assyrian laws, however, afforded women the same right to divorce as men, requiring them to pay exactly the same fine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many never regain access or rights to matrimonial land lost after divorce or the death of a spouse. (un.org)
  • They explained that women are entitled to keep family property upon divorce. (hrw.org)
  • In 1958, Iraq became a Republic and for the first time ever, women's rights began to improve, when the government of General Abdul-Kareem Kasim supported by the Iraqi Communist Party amended Personal Status Law to grant equal inheritance and divorce rights. (globalresearch.ca)
  • It treats of two great social difficulties-the question of divorce, and the right of women to participate in elections. (blavatsky.net)
  • This state of things is attributed by Dumas directly to the restriction of Woman's Rights, to the state of legal slavery women have been subjected to for centuries, and especially to the marriage and anti-divorce laws. (blavatsky.net)
  • Women are more represented in the European Parliament than in most national parliaments, but feminists call for radical measures, and criticise EU austerity policies which have hurt women more than men. (euractiv.com)
  • 58 weeks is not considered optimal by feminists, who do not want women to be excluded from the labour market for such a long period. (euractiv.com)
  • Radical feminists believe women are a subordinate social class, oppressed due to their biology, and that there's nothing innate about femininity. (slate.com)
  • Of specific interest in this article is how Black feminists in Latin America asserted an important new engagement with human rights through discursive and political mobilizations of vulnerability and precarity. (jhu.edu)
  • Feminists had only recently obtained their long fight for the right to vote, which they had hoped would help make an equal place for women in this society. (brightkite.com)
  • We cannot ignore the fact this bill was passed only after a pro choice President appeased a gang of anti-choice legislators by agreeing to sign an Executive Order restating the Hyde Amendment - a longstanding and shameful provision which bars low-income women from accessing reproductive health care. (google.com)
  • They have the duty to provide all women with accessible, affordable, good quality sexual and reproductive health care and services. (coe.int)
  • States should provide all women with accessible, affordable, good quality sexual and reproductive health care and services. (coe.int)
  • The funding goes toward ensuring that low-income women in particular, can obtain reproductive health care. (socialistworker.org)
  • In a move to "supposedly" insure the highest possible health standards for women, Texas passed House Bill 2 (HB2) that requires doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital within 30 miles from the facility where they are performing abortions. (opednews.com)
  • Furthermore, low-income women often do not have enough time to save money for abortions, and Plan B contraceptives remain difficult to obtain even if it is available over the counter . (care2.com)
  • Politicians have imposed state restrictions on medical abortions on the basis of arguments that have nothing to do with women s health. (care2.com)
  • The attacks on science and women s health need to end in order for women to make informed decisions concerning abortions. (care2.com)
  • The ship is run by Women on Waves, founded in 1999 by a Dutch doctor to provide abortions to women in countries where the practice is illegal. (womensenews.org)
  • Women on Waves hopes to offer medical abortions and publicize misoprostol, a drug that can induce an abortion. (womensenews.org)
  • Women living with or affected by HIV are also concerned about unwanted pregnancies because they sometimes need to care for daughters and other women confronting morbidity and life-threatening consequences of unsafe abortions, such as excessive bleeding and massive infection. (opendemocracy.net)
  • When I was helping women get illegal abortions in Chicago, I once had a graduate student hemorrhaging in my apartment. (motherjones.com)
  • Women died of botched abortions, as one of my closest friends did at 23. (motherjones.com)
  • In 1994 the United Nations resolved to appoint a Special Rapporteur - an independent expert -- on the causes and consequences of violence against women. (ohchr.org)
  • The Special Rapporteur investigates and monitors violence against women, and recommends and promotes solutions for its elimination. (ohchr.org)
  • The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Anand Grover, issued a report in 2011 calling for the amendment of such laws, removing obstacles to the provision of comprehensive sexuality education, abolishing penalties on women's conduct during pregnancy, and the decriminalization of abortion. (opendemocracy.net)
  • The United Nations in 2011 appointed a special rapporteur on human rights in Iran , but rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed has not been allowed to enter the country to conduct reviews. (washingtontimes.com)
  • They search in vain for the female Mark Rudd or Carl Oglesby. (villagevoice.com)
  • Around the world, one in three women has been the victim of violence or abuse or coerced into sex. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • Further, the psychological benefits from increasing women's access to property rights is that this leads to a significant decrease in instances of marital domestic violence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The complaints are analyzed to understand the gaps in routine functioning of government in tackling violence against women and to suggest corrective measures. (google.com)
  • 1 in 4 The U.S. Department of Justice reports that approximately one in four homeless women is homeless because of violence committed against her. (aclu.org)
  • Yet many do not enjoy basic human rights, including freedom from violence, quality health care, the right to education and the ability to vote, the right to own land or property or the right to decide who or when to marry. (unfoundation.org)
  • We work with them on a number of key campaigns and initiatives to raise awareness of the work that the agencies are doing to combat violence against women, provide better maternal health care and promote education and literacy. (unfoundation.org)
  • Although not directly related, recent events suggest a growing arc of violence against women and girls. (csmonitor.com)
  • Turkish police officers scuffle with protesters during a demonstration in Istanbul, Saturday, March 27, 2021, against Turkey's withdrawal from Istanbul Convention, an international accord designed to protect women from violence. (go.com)
  • President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a surprise decree a week ago ending Turkey's participation in a landmark treaty aimed at protecting women from violence. (go.com)
  • A failure to prevent violence against women and girls can lead to more HIV infections and more deaths among women and girls. (opendemocracy.net)
  • I am here today to say time is up on violence against women and girls all across the world," Kiyleigh, 29, told AFP at the march outside Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street office. (digitaljournal.com)
  • This is why we talk about institutional violence in relation to women and HIV. (opendemocracy.net)
  • The problems most readily associated with the city's overcrowded shanty towns are drug trafficking and armed gangs, while the frequent episodes of violence against women have remained hidden and received little attention from the authorities. (ipsnews.net)
  • Police Inspector Celia Silva Rosa, in charge of looking after women victims of violence or abuse, told IPS that "before pacification, there were very few complaints from women in poor communities. (ipsnews.net)
  • Twitter has come under fire for failing to protect women against online violence and abuse in a blistering eight-chapter report published this week by Amnesty International. (nypost.com)
  • The report, titled " #ToxicTwitter: Violence and abuse against women online ," analyses what it's like to be a woman on the social media platform, following a 14-month study examining 86 subjects in eight countries. (nypost.com)
  • It found women and nonbinary people faced hate speech, violence and threats. (nypost.com)
  • The violence and abuse many women experience on Twitter has a detrimental effect on their right to express themselves equally, freely and without fear," the study says. (nypost.com)
  • Instead of strengthening women's voices, the violence and abuse many women experience on the platform leads women to self-censor what they post, limit their interactions, and even drives women off Twitter completely. (nypost.com)
  • The report also found the abuse and violence - and Twitter's inadequate response - was causing a "silencing effect," where women were self-censoring what they post, either limiting or changing their online interactions. (nypost.com)
  • International Violence Against Women Act Reintroduced and Time is Ticking! (amnestyusa.org)
  • With every day that passes, violence continues to devastate the lives of countless more women and girls in every part of the world. (amnestyusa.org)
  • in this position she spent three years coordinating the work of various task forces that studied and made recommendations that would benefit women in the realms of personal status, employment, education, security, domestic violence and women's representation. (haaretz.com)
  • Power over women was asserted through violence and maintained by imposing unpredictable, unsafe and extremely restrictive environments. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • Anti-choice forces claim to care if a woman has her baby, but look away when that baby grows up in extreme poverty, can't concentrate in school because of lead poisoning or is murdered by gun violence. (socialistworker.org)
  • violence against women and girls is a human rights violation of epidemic proportions that touches every corner of the globe, impacting the ability of women and girls to access the full spectrum of their human rights. (amnestyusa.org)
  • The roles that women play differ significantly by region, with an average of 43% of the agricultural labor force in developing countries, ranging from 20% in Latin America to 50% in Eastern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although women played key roles in Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, the place of women in post-revolutionary society has been a vexing question. (rferl.org)
  • I think what we're seeing in Chinese society today though is as soon as they come back and try to put all of that education to use and use their potential, there's a huge amount of backlash that they face to jump back into the women's roles of thousands of years which is to be a wife and to be a mother which are the legitimate roles for women. (cnn.com)
  • Secondly, because the current humanitarian system is male-dominated , it discriminates against women playing leadership roles. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • As an urgent matter both of principle and effectiveness, humanitarian efforts must recognise the rights, roles and agency of women and girls . (actionaid.org.uk)
  • The rights and roles of women in society continue to evolve and vary considerably across the globe. (gale.com)
  • Women and men were relegated to separate, largely segregated roles and social spaces. (gale.com)
  • While it was seen as both appropriate and proper for men to participate in the economic, political, and social life of the public sphere , women were consigned to domestic and family-oriented roles in the private sphere . (gale.com)
  • Because of manpower shortages in warring countries, women took on many roles traditionally held by men and changed the dominant idea of what women were capable of doing, giving further momentum to the suffrage movement. (historynet.com)
  • Throughout the years of marriage and relationships there has been many changes towards the different roles that men and women play. (brightkite.com)
  • The roles that men and women play in relationships are something that has changed. (brightkite.com)
  • Prior to 1920, Iraqi women's rights were not truly recognized under the Ottoman Empire rule. (globalresearch.ca)
  • 819 words - 3 pages Tuesday, November 2, 1920, the day women voted for the first time. (brightkite.com)
  • Globally, an estimated 41% of women headed households live below the locally defined poverty line, with one-third of the world's women either homeless or living in inadequate housing facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Amnesty International NYC Women's Human Rights Action Team (NYCWHRAT) welcomes all who want to do activist work for women's human rights globally and at home. (causes.com)
  • The drastic rise in the number of women in prison globally is alarming. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Athenian women could only acquire rights over property through gifts, dowry, and inheritance, though her kyrios had the right to dispose of a woman's property. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women's property rights are property and inheritance rights enjoyed by women as a category within a society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inheritance, transfers from the State, tenancy arrangements, and land purchase are all constructs of land rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because women's property rights are often assumed through the security of the oftentimes, male, household head, some inheritance laws allocate less property to female heirs than male heirs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several hundred women were packed in the church listening with rapt attention as Ann and her team explained that the practices of denying women inheritance, and sometimes even of forcing widows to marry their brothers-in-law in order to keep their property, violated their human rights. (hrw.org)
  • The ministry of social affairs and labour voiced concern about the issue in a study on female inheritance rights earlier this year. (iwpr.net)
  • Residents of Deir al-Zur say the practice of cutting women out from ownership altogether is commonplace there, even though it violates Sharia or Islamic law, Syria's inheritance law and the constitution. (iwpr.net)
  • Under the constitution, women are guaranteed the same inheritance rights as men. (iwpr.net)
  • Yet she claims that both her and her sister were forced to cede their right to inheritance to their brother. (iwpr.net)
  • It is true that Sharia law and the national inheritance law provide women with certain rights. (iwpr.net)
  • Still, it is custom that govern most women in terms of inheritance. (iwpr.net)
  • A woman might voluntarily give up her right to inheritance and be compensated with a small gift such as a piece of jewelry. (iwpr.net)
  • France should contribute to breaking stereotypes by sending a woman to the Commission," said Caroline de Haas, who believes that the two current candidates, Elisabeth Guigou and Pervenche Béres, would not be the best advocates of women's rights. (euractiv.com)
  • For the most part, advocates of women's rights talked in a secular voice, while opponents talked in religious tones. (ljworld.com)
  • When you create or sign a petition advocating for human rights you become part of the Care2 community&emdash;a community that has made world-changing impact through starting campaigns and supporting each other's work. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • Women play an integral part in the production of food and goods, from work in fields, factories, and home-based business across the globe. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the employment realm, laws and workplace policies that exclude women from certain job sectors and allow them to be forced out of the workplace when they become pregnant or return to work after having a baby cause persistent disparities in women's income, wealth, and economic security. (aclu.org)
  • Such women sometimes lose custody of their children, end up going into sex work or become squatters. (un.org)
  • FAO has documented such cases since 2001, adds Ms. Izumi, supporting work on one of the priority issues taken up by the UN Secretary-General's Task Force for Women, Girls and AIDS. (un.org)
  • Unfortunately, after decades of work, land rights campaigners and UN agencies have scarcely improved women's land rights, notes Ms. Izumi. (un.org)
  • We need to take stock of what we know, what has worked, didn't work and why, and come up with a clear road map to secure women's land and property rights. (un.org)
  • At the country level, donors should start by identifying local champions with a specialisation in women's rights work. (oecd.org)
  • But two weeks ago, Muhammed Sarwar violently disagreed, killing her before a crowd because, he said, God does not allow women to work. (csmonitor.com)
  • Her belief was that if you want to work, it is no matter if you are a man or a woman," her husband, Muhammed Usman Haider, says at the family home in Gujranwala. (csmonitor.com)
  • The European Parliament, which is often considered feet-dragging when it comes to women's rights, has "recognised a real place for women who work in certain fields, much more so than in France," said Elisabeth Morin-Chartier. (euractiv.com)
  • In a separate case, a woman who had been denied work at the company's Fullerton plant sued successfully under the state's Fair Employment and Housing Act, but that decision applies only in California. (prospect.org)
  • CSW61: What does a changing world of work mean for women? (eldis.org)
  • I work with women who suffer from domestic abuse, sexual abuse from male perpetrators and I don't want to see that any more," she said. (digitaljournal.com)
  • When the world has come to terms with the reality that HIV is not a morality issue, and that it can affect any one of us, it will be time to recognize the dangerous work of these women defneders of human rights. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Women are now allowed to work in some retail jobs - something previously banned under religious prohibitions on men and women mingling in public. (wsj.com)
  • I always wanted to work in a social programme, teaching people about their rights and encouraging them to change their lives. (ipsnews.net)
  • Women are in the frontline of humanitarian responses, taking risks, providing essential reconstructive and community rehabilitation work - all too often completely unpaid . (actionaid.org.uk)
  • For example, women's unequal share of unpaid work also limits the time and resources women have available to engage in community-level decision-making and leadership. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • It is overwhelming and daunting to grasp how we can work to effectively end this widespread human rights abuse. (amnestyusa.org)
  • With other employment laws, the opportunities in the civil service sector, maternity benefits, and stringent laws against harassment in the work place allowed Iraqi women larger involvement in building their careers [1]. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Stolen Smiles: The physical and psychological health consequences of women and adolescents trafficked in Europe" provides some of the first ever comprehensive data on the health of and girls who have been trafficked and forced into prostitution or domestic work. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • This research shows that women who have been trafficked into sex work emerge with very severe pain and injuries, and they show psychological health problems that appear to be similar to those documented among victims of torture. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • Several women I know simply could not make breastfeeding work because a battering of infections and their body's inability to produce sufficient milk made it both painful and unworkable. (theatlantic.com)
  • But once the discussion is done, women who decide breastfeeding does not work for them should be able to make their decision in peace and without prying. (theatlantic.com)
  • A woman who goes by Frankie said she vividly remembers unexpectedly starting her menstrual cycle after work and desperately trying to find a restroom with feminine hygiene products. (realchangenews.org)
  • Women on Waves has received numerous awards for its work to help women everywhere. (womenonwaves.org)
  • In the work under review, he defends not only its right to exist under certain conditions, but claims for it a recognized place in the broad sunlight of social and political life. (blavatsky.net)
  • Since al-Abd's only son, Hamad, needed a house in order to get married and settle down, she and her four daughters renounced their rights to it and moved to Damascus to find work. (iwpr.net)
  • Society's expectation that a mother should care for her own children was cited as oppression of women by our male-dominated patriarchal society from which women must be liberated so they can achieve fulfillment in work force careers just like men. (humanevents.com)
  • They couldn't work outside the house and they wanted to change this by gaining equal rights. (brightkite.com)
  • We wish to empower women with equal rights to property as men. (reuters.com)
  • Even so, the very leaders who say they want to empower women consistently overlook religious freedom as a human right. (billygraham.org)
  • Women are 1.6 times more likely than men to report lack of skills as a barrier to Internet use, while one gigabyte of data costs as much as 76% of monthly poverty line incomes in the countries in the study. (eldis.org)
  • ActionAid considers humanitarian crises as part of the cycle of rights denial and poverty , whereby conflict and disaster impact those who are most vulnerable and deepen existing inequalities in access to decision-making and resources. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • The Pension Rights Center's Women's Pension Project focuses on preventing poverty among older women by eliminating inequities in the nation's pension programs that uniquely affect working women, widows, and divorced women. (pensionrights.org)
  • Without income from pensions to supplement Social Security, women are much more likely than men to retire into poverty. (pensionrights.org)
  • More women than men live in poverty. (pensionrights.org)
  • Among Americans age 65 and older, 12.1 percent of women live in poverty while only 7.4 percent of men do ( U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey ). (pensionrights.org)
  • In addition, it wouldn't allow the babies they are so vocally in support of being born be raised in poverty, with parents unable to afford child care, with women penalized for working too much or not enough, along with our almost non-existent maternity leave. (socialistworker.org)
  • Women Fought and Won. (motherjones.com)
  • As Ms. Gavron spoke, one's eyes couldn't help but wander around the exhibits at the Sewall-Belmont House, a travelogue of the long, hard-fought campaign that took decades of activism and political maneuvering to win women the vote-but it's a history that is too often glossed over in the schoolbooks. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Women fought hard for the vote, equal opportunity for education, identical pay in the workplace and the chance to be more than just a housewife. (brightkite.com)
  • 1363 words - 5 pages The Women's Rights Movement was a long and persistent battle fought by many brave female advocates that came before us such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott and Susan B. Anthony. (brightkite.com)
  • Take a look back at a history of women's rights movements from past to present. (yahoo.com)
  • The women who threw themselves into reform movements such as temperance and abolition discovered in those crusades the urgent need for another movement, one to secure their own rights. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Our results clearly indicate the importance of women's civil rights, because women's rights increase the costs of authoritarian repression and enable women to organize in democratization movements. (eurekalert.org)
  • 7. Funding relationship-building, alliances and learning between women's rights organisations, and with other social movements, is critical to strengthen collective voice, impact and sustainability. (oecd.org)
  • Clearly written, The Women's Rights Movement is an illuminating introduction to one of the most prominent reform movements of the last 40 years. (audible.com)
  • Ultimately, Women's Human Rights reaffirms a commitment to critically reinterpreted universal human rights principles and demonstrates the vital role that bottom-up, transnational movements play in making them a reality in women's lives. (wiley.com)
  • Saudi women drivers are showing up on the streets of the kingdom again in a renewed right-to-drive campaign, challenging what may be the last, de-facto ban on female drivers in the world after the government and religious conservatives in Saudi Arabia crushed at least two other such movements. (wsj.com)
  • The rise of movements like #MeToo, #WomensMarch, and #PositionOfStrength are testimonies to the power of Twitter as a platform for women and their allies to share stories, offer support, and advocate for change. (nypost.com)
  • Movements for the equal rights of women in the United States have been shaped in response to a system of patriarchal social norms and laws that, according to historians and social scientists, formed the basis of American cultural, political, and economic life. (gale.com)
  • Feminism is a collection of movements and ideologies that share a common goal to create change by establishing the equality of genders to ensure that women are treated fairly in the social, political and economical environments. (bartleby.com)
  • As per the 1997 Supreme Court Judgment on Sexual Harassment at Workplace, ( Vishakha Vs. State of Rajasthan ) every employer is required to provide for effective complaints procedures and remedies including awarding of compensation to women victims. (google.com)
  • Trudeau, who appointed a cabinet with an equal number of women and men on taking power in 2015, also referenced social media campaigns against sexual harassment and misconduct and women's marches in several U.S. cities last weekend in which speakers blasted Trump for policies they said had hurt women. (reuters.com)
  • New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) It is important to spread awareness about womens rights and sexual harassment through the visual medium of films, says head of BookASmile. (sify.com)
  • We are working across the country with different NGOs to organise filmmaking workshops for children and senior citizens to spread awareness on women's rights/sexual harassment through the visual medium of film and street theatre," Balpande told IANS in an email interview. (sify.com)
  • A coalition of 33 women's rights organizations marched in Cairo, Egypt, on Oct. 4 to present President Mohamed Morsi with a list of rights-including a law criminalizing sexual harassment -that they want enshrined in the new constitution, reported Ahram Online Oct. 4. (womensenews.org)
  • She also argues that a European Parliament which counts far-right leader Marine Le Pen in its ranks will not do much to advance feminism. (euractiv.com)
  • There are ultra-orthodox Jews who burn the Israeli flag, black people who oppose affirmative action, women-lots of women, actually-who are hostile to feminism. (slate.com)
  • Women of color have worked hard to progress feminism, but traditionally have been left behind," Perkins said. (dailyherald.com)
  • For many years, feminism is considered a series of mere actions exhorting for only women, which is anti-men and overaggressive. (bartleby.com)
  • It is also known that these women experience a whole series of human rights violations: kidnapping, beatings, rape, being kept prisoner. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • Young people were most likely to have suffered harassment online, with over six in 10 women and men aged 18 - 24 saying they had suffered online abuse. (eldis.org)
  • Every woman I know has experienced some kind of harassment or abuse or rape. (digitaljournal.com)
  • Almost one in four women said they faced "online abuse or harassment at least once" and more than half of their attackers were strangers to them, the study found. (nypost.com)
  • Journalist Imani Gandy explained her experience on the platform as a woman of color: "I get harassment as a woman and I get the extra harassment because of race and being a black woman. (nypost.com)
  • IndiaAgainstAbuse is a collective of citizens and petitioners demanding action against targeted harassment of women online, and includes Sayani Gupta, Maanvi Gagroo, Save the Children, Breakthrough India, Yuvaa, Women in Cinema Collective. (yahoo.com)
  • While Morocco has amended a law that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims if they are younger than 18, there are still numerous legal and procedural ways in which it actively discriminates against women and girls (Photo Credit: Amnesty International). (amnestyusa.org)
  • UK women's rights activist Sian Norris described how she once tweeted about how much she disliked an Amazon advertisement featuring British broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson and was told to drink floor polish as a response. (nypost.com)
  • A fundamental principle of the United Nations Charter adopted by world leaders in 1945 is ' equal rights of men and women ', and protecting and promoting women's human rights is the responsibility of all States. (ohchr.org)
  • Women during the early Vedic period enjoyed equal status with men in all aspects of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although most women lacked political and equal rights in the city states of ancient Greece, they enjoyed a certain freedom of movement until the Archaic age. (wikipedia.org)
  • A look back at history shows that women have made great strides in the fight for equality, including women's suffrage and inroads in equal opportunity in the workplace and education. (aclu.org)
  • MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Maharashtra will give women slum dwellers equal ownership rights with men, the first such move by the state where millions live in the very poor neighbourhoods. (reuters.com)
  • While Indian law gives women equal ownership rights to land and property, women are seldom aware of their rights and are often denied access, said Shivani Chaudhry, executive director of advocacy group Housing and Land Rights Network in India. (reuters.com)
  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 26- Senate hearings on a 47‐year‐ old proposed constitutional amendment to guarantee equal rights for women are scheduled for May, according to Senator Birch Bayh, Democrat of Indi ana. (nytimes.com)
  • Women doctors in France should not be penalised for having children, said Dr Jacqueline Valensi, director of an association fighting for equal rights for women doctors. (bmj.com)
  • Blacks, Hippies…Now Women Want Equal Rights Too? (villagevoice.com)
  • The Bill of Reproductive Rights is a historic effort spearheaded by thousands of concerned citizens who want equal reproductive rights for all. (care2.com)
  • The fight for women's rights was further shaped by the Declaration of Independence, which declared that "all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights," which were then guaranteed by the US Constitution. (gale.com)
  • The Equal Rights Amendment Extension Act of 1978, which provided more time to pass the ERA. (feminist.org)
  • Not just for equal pay, which is a concern on so many people's minds today - but for their basic human rights. (amnestyusa.org)
  • During the seventies and eighties, women's rights improved significantly, providing better educational opportunities, political involvement, equal job opportunities, health care and development of laws and regulations to ensure a better life for Iraqi women and girls. (globalresearch.ca)
  • They called for equal pay and preserving reproductive rights and the protections of the Affordable Care Act. (dailyherald.com)
  • Demanding that husbands take on equal duties in child care, the National Organization for Women passed resolutions in the 1970s stating, 'The father has equal responsibility with the mother for the child care role. (humanevents.com)
  • They have been demanding strong deterrents, penalties for violations of civility and a safe and equal space for women online from policy makers, digital platforms and digital bystanders, along with speedier responses from cyber cells, it said. (yahoo.com)
  • On Wednesday, the two women sent a letter to the Equal Opportunities Ombudsman explaining that they saw no reason for men an women to be treated differently. (thelocal.se)
  • Women battled their way through life trying to make women equal to men. (brightkite.com)
  • The women's rights movement was a time where women battled as hard as they could to become equal politically, socially, and economically. (brightkite.com)
  • She also wants a systematic evaluation of public policies regarding equality between men and women. (euractiv.com)
  • As women were barred from conducting legal proceedings, the kyrios would do so on their behalf. (wikipedia.org)
  • They especially desired the right to speak on behalf of their beliefs but were prohibited by social custom from speaking publicly to a " mixed " crowd, or one made up of both sexes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Garrison, who arrived too late to protest on the women ' s behalf, was outraged by their treatment, withdrew from the convention, and joined the ladies in their curtained section, much to the consternation of British abolitionists. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Gerald Steinberg and Anne Herzberg will participate in the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council on behalf of NGO Monitor. (ngo-monitor.org)
  • To help, we can lend our voices on behalf of women like Ding Cuimei, the wife of Chinese Christian pastor who was callously buried alive at the Beitou Church in Henan Province by a demolition crew sent by the Chinese government to demolish her husband's church. (billygraham.org)
  • Together with our partner Agrupación Ciudadana, we have filed two cases before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on behalf of nine women who had serious pregnancy complications and were wrongfully imprisoned. (reproductiverights.org)
  • There is a critical relationship in the role that women play and the sustenance provided for families, communities, and nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Africa, the right to vote was generally conferred on both men and women as colonial rule ended and nations became independent-the same is true for India, which granted universal suffrage with its constitution in 1949. (historynet.com)
  • By advocating for women's rights around the world, we can contribute to a sea change in our culture and improve the way that we think about women and girls and the ways we prepare for their futures. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • Your support of the petitions below will create a better life for girls and women around the world. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • Women's rights are the rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • They differ from broader notions of human rights through claims of an inherent historical and traditional bias against the exercise of rights by women and girls, in favor of men and boys. (wikipedia.org)
  • Every day, in courtrooms, legislatures, and the public square, the ACLU fights to ensure that the criminal justice system treats women and girls fairly, protects the health and safety of women in its custody, and facilitates their successful reentry into their communities. (aclu.org)
  • Young women and girls, ages 10 to 24, account for one-eighth of the world's population. (unfoundation.org)
  • Together with key partners, including UN agencies, we are working to make the case that the world's leaders should invest in the future of women and girls. (unfoundation.org)
  • Every day, 6,800 people are newly infected with HIV/AIDS - half are under the age of 25 and 60 percent of those are women or girls. (unfoundation.org)
  • Deep-rooted traditions of patriarchy and the subordination of women and girls make it difficult for adolescent girls to realize their rights in many parts of the world. (unfoundation.org)
  • But by redirecting investments to programs specific to adolescent girls and young women, we can make a real difference. (unfoundation.org)
  • In the North West Frontier province, at least three girls' schools have been bombed, and threats circulated by pamphlets have directed female health workers to leave the area. (csmonitor.com)
  • Based on interviews with fifteen of Mama Cash's grantee-partners, the new report Our Voices Are Strong shows that the power of women, girls and trans people at the helm of self-led organisations lies in their use of direct, personal experience to push for greater inclusion and justice in their communities. (eldis.org)
  • Social justice and human rights require that women and girls who are living with, and affected by, HIV be able to take informed decisions regarding their reproductive health. (opendemocracy.net)
  • In this context laws and policies that criminalize or penalize sexual and reproductive health actions, or that prevent access to information and services, form a major obstacle to these women and girls being able to enjoy their full reproductive rights . (opendemocracy.net)
  • For women and girls living with HIV especially, awareness of the risks associated with human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to cervical cancer, means that they may wish to take HPV vaccines and have regular Pap smears. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Women and girls suffer a double injustice in emergencies and humanitarian crises. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • Women and girls are more vulnerable to the effects of emergencies, less able to access life-saving services and less likely to be part of decision-making that affects their lives. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • With any kind of disaster, women and girls are especially vulnerable to the impacts. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • Women and girls are usually responsible for collecting water for the family, a role that has significant consequences in times of drought. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • Women and girls are not simply victims of crises and recipients of relief, but have ambitions, expertise, and skills. (actionaid.org.uk)
  • So shame on leaders within the women's rights movement who remain silent as ISIS invaded communities like Sinjar in Northern Iraq, killing 3,000 men and older women, and taking thousands of Christian and Yazidi women and girls into slavery and when publically raped Christian women in before beheading them alongside six men because they refused to deny their faith in Jesus Christ. (billygraham.org)
  • Women and girls may have scaled unimaginable heights in politics, science, arts, sports and business, but they are still struggling. (amnestyusa.org)
  • After that, Iraqi women and girls began enjoying relatively more rights than many of their counterparts in the Middle East [1]. (globalresearch.ca)
  • It is a three year study, including interviews with more than 200 women and girls from 14 countries. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • We cannot ignore the simple truth that clothing stores do not sell a wide variety of shorts for girls that are below fingertip length, if any, so young women are forced to wear long pants and jeans in 90-100 degree weather simply to avoid suspension," she wrote. (yahoo.com)
  • Sign our petition right now calling on El Salvador to amend its abortion law and guarantee the right to health and life for women and girls. (reproductiverights.org)
  • Women hold banners during a march of Nigeria women and mothers of the kidnapped girls of Chibok, calling for their freedom (Photo Credit: Philip Ojisua/AFP/Getty Images). (amnestyusa.org)
  • If girls are forced to wear bikinis, boys should be too, one of the women told The Local. (thelocal.se)
  • For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. (aclu.org)
  • Iraqi women need a prominent role in drafting the constitution. (ljworld.com)
  • The right to protest is protected both under the constitution and international law, so the Angolan authorities have a duty to ensure that these protesters can march freely and without any intimidation," said Dewa Mavhinga, Southern Africa director at Human Rights Watch. (amnesty.org)
  • While the Constitution proclaimed the rights of white, property-holding men to vote and participate in government, a variety of legal and social sanctions continued to limit women's access to and involvement in public and civic life. (gale.com)
  • The book traces the evolution of the womens human rights movement through an examination of its key issues, debates, and practical interventions in international law and policy arenas. (wiley.com)
  • While the lack of rights and fundamental freedom for women is one of the most egregious manifestations of autocratic and oppressive regimes in the Middle East, prominent human rights NGOs fail to direct sustained attention to womens rights in this area of the world. (ngo-monitor.org)
  • Ariella Kimmel writes on womens rights in the Middle East since the Arab Spring, and the failure of NGOs. (ngo-monitor.org)
  • Major Victory for Womens Rights! (causes.com)
  • Homemade signs with slogans like "Womens Rights = Human Rights" and "We Can Do It" were prevalent. (dailyherald.com)
  • Your signature conveys your support for women's rights and your voice will be heard. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • More than one million people marched through Washington, D.C., and other American cities Saturday to show support for women's rights and express their discontent over the election of President Donald Trump. (cnn.com)
  • She argues that the struggle for women's rights is ongoing, especially in view of recent EU decisions that she deems sexist. (euractiv.com)
  • What International Women's Day also highlights, however, is the continued struggle for women's rights. (amnestyusa.org)
  • I've heard working women express anxiety about driving on the streets alone. (csmonitor.com)
  • In the United States, protestors took to the streets en masse on Saturday, hoisting anti-Trump placards, banging drums and donning pink hats for a second Women's March opposing the president -- one year to the day since his inauguration. (digitaljournal.com)
  • At the same time, there are places in Iraq where women no longer dare to go out into the streets uncovered. (ljworld.com)
  • Abortion became legal not because justices one day woke up and changed their minds but because women took to the streets. (motherjones.com)
  • Women went out on the streets to for International Women's Day to demonstrate. (kgou.org)
  • For many women living on the streets, the need to stay clean and find access to a shower goes far beyond aesthetics. (realchangenews.org)
  • In ancient Egypt, women enjoyed the same rights under the law as a man, however rightful entitlements depended upon social class. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, increasing women's access to property rights has numerous significant economic benefits for the overall community as well as psychological and social benefits for the lives of women, themselves, especially in agricultural societies. (wikipedia.org)
  • They were encouraged to form separate women ' s societies, which held prayer meetings and social functions, but many women wanted to contribute more directly. (encyclopedia.com)
  • They published an announcement in the Seneca Falls County Courier on 14 July inviting women and men to attend a " Convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman. (encyclopedia.com)
  • With this award the US government pays tribute to outstanding women leaders worldwide, recognizing the courage they've shown as they struggle for social justice and human rights. (hrw.org)
  • Effectively ensuring women's human rights requires, firstly, a comprehensive understanding of the social structures and power relations that frame not only laws and politics but also the economy, social dynamics and family and community life. (ohchr.org)
  • The study demonstrates that countries do not become fully democratic without political and social rights for women. (eurekalert.org)
  • According to data from the Caisse National d'Assurances Maladie (CNAM), the health insurance branch of the social security system, women doctors earn on average only 58% of the income of male doctors. (bmj.com)
  • Maintaining existing family and neighbourhood ties through social media is the main Internet activity for urban poor women, with 97% of male and female Internet users surveyed using social media. (eldis.org)
  • Mony now works as the social mobilization and communication advisor with the Cambodian Community of Women living with HIV. (opendemocracy.net)
  • The court said he could not use a religious rights' argument to deny his workers participation in Social Security. (theday.com)
  • The novelist, who began by picking up his Beatrices and Lauras in the social gutter, the author of La Dame aux Camélias and La Dame aux Perles , is regarded in France as the finest known analyst of the female heart. (blavatsky.net)
  • New Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI) Various rights groups have started an online petition demanding safe space for women in all public forums and social media. (yahoo.com)
  • For example men have always asked women to dances or social events. (brightkite.com)
  • They protested the likely confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat, and they marked the centennial of the 19th Amendment granting women voting rights. (dailyherald.com)
  • In the mid-19th century, women in several countries-most notably, the U.S. and Britain-formed organizations to fight for suffrage. (historynet.com)
  • Before the passage of the 19th Amendment, women in many states were not given the right to vote. (brightkite.com)
  • These women selflessly dedicated their lives to the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which forever changed the lives of womankind in America. (brightkite.com)
  • Rigvedic verses suggest that women married at a mature age and were probably free to select their own husbands in a practice called swayamvar or live-in relationship called Gandharva marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women were excluded from ancient Athenian democracy, both in principle and in practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Female leadership is meaningless when those leaders cannot even practice their personal faith without fear of repercussions. (billygraham.org)
  • Women in the rural region of Deir al-Zur in northeastern Syria are being deprived of their rights to inherit property because local communities apply traditional custom and practice rather than national laws. (iwpr.net)
  • Abu Mohammed al-Fawaz, a 65-year-old farmer from the village of al-Abd in the Deir al-Zur countryside, defended the practice, arguing that men were ultimately financially responsible for women, and should be given control of legacies so as to keep property intact within the family. (iwpr.net)
  • About a thousand women and allies turned up Saturday to protest the country's withdrawal from the Council of Europe's Istanbul Convention. (go.com)
  • Indian women take part in a protest demanding up to 33 percent representation for the upliftment of women's rights (Photo Credit: Manan Vasyayana/AFP/Getty Images). (amnestyusa.org)
  • It will not be long before everyone will have ceased to protest against its right to an independent and legal existence. (blavatsky.net)
  • A women's farming cooperative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Across Africa, women grow most of the food but rarely have secure rights to land in their own names. (un.org)
  • Ms. Kures's plight is a common one in Africa, although she was more fortunate than most other women. (un.org)
  • Experts report that women in Africa contribute 70 per cent of food production. (un.org)
  • Yet women often lack rights to land, notes Joan Kagwanja, a food security and sustainable development officer at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (un.org)
  • It is this dependency on men that leaves many African women vulnerable," Ms. Ka-gwanja told Africa Renewal . (un.org)
  • In Botswana and Swaziland," Ms. Izumi told Africa Renewal , "we found that sexual commerce and other risky behaviour declines dramatically when women have secure assets and property rights. (un.org)
  • Researchers with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), based in Washington, DC, note that the marginal nature of women's land rights is an historical problem in Africa. (un.org)
  • In a single day recently, the station's website covered issues that stir passionate debates in East Africa, such as the rights of homosexuals, government corruption, judicial failure, and police abuse of sex workers. (hrw.org)
  • What are our findings on women's rights in humanitarian crises? (actionaid.org.uk)
  • We call for recognition and valuing of the vital role that woman play in humanitarian crises . (actionaid.org.uk)
  • As the Pakistani government clamps down on Islamist extremists, the conflict over competing visions of Islam has enveloped the issue of women's rights, turning it into a battleground issue between moderates and Islamist extremists. (csmonitor.com)
  • This is a victory for the health care of American women, but only a partial one. (google.com)
  • While these three ways of supporting reproductive health won t amend all the problems within the reproductive health sphere, they will help women in your community and at the national level. (care2.com)
  • For as much power as politicians have in taking away reproductive rights, individuals have just as much impact and agency in taking steps to protect their health and the health of those around them. (care2.com)
  • But some companies, like battery-maker Johnson Controls, say that because of potential fetal health risks, no fertile women need apply. (prospect.org)
  • At the federal level, a veritable who's who of labor, women's, civil rights, and public health organizations have now joined the UAW in trying to overturn the appellate decision. (prospect.org)
  • The occupational fetal health issue thus appears to pose a genuine dilemma: Policies to protect the health of children seem to require policies that restrict employment opportunities for women. (prospect.org)
  • Indeed, courts that have handled the fetal protection issue have framed their analyses as a clash between public health and civil rights. (prospect.org)
  • One is to put the health of future generations first when the needs of children and the rights of women conflict. (prospect.org)
  • In this case, letting women decide individually means forcing them to choose between their livelihood and risk to their baby's health. (prospect.org)
  • Keeping fertile women out of risky jobs may preserve them from one health risk only to expose them to others that are equally serious. (prospect.org)
  • Yet the right of HIV-positive women to bear children is still contested by some people, including health-care providers. (opendemocracy.net)
  • There are also reproductive health issues of which women living with HIV are aware but which they do not include in their life planning. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Despite our knowledge of the information and services needed to help women manage both the events for which they plan and those they do not, laws and policies of countries around the world are criminalizing or prohibiting reproductive health-related information and services. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Women's sexual and reproductive health and rights are human rights. (coe.int)
  • Under international and European human rights law , European States have the duty to take effective steps to respect and protect women's sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). (coe.int)
  • Approximately half of these deaths could be prevented if maternal health care were available, accessible and of good quality for all women in the USA. (causes.com)
  • A penal code devoid of abortion as a crime, combined with our publicly-funded universal health care system, has brought most Canadian women close to what the Abortion Caravan called for: "Free abortion on demand, from B.C. to Newfoundland! (truth-out.org)
  • This course focuses on women's health and human rights issues from infancy through old age, including information about positive interventions relating to those issues. (coursera.org)
  • Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women's Law Center, chimed in, emphasizing how important the birth control requirement of the ACA is in ensuring that women can meet their basic preventive health care needs. (healthline.com)
  • 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Actio n , the landmark framework on women's health and rights. (amnestyusa.org)
  • It's also the basis of our My Body My Rights campaign, which seeks to accelerate progress on comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights, issues that still have a long way to go. (amnestyusa.org)
  • On one side of the decision were the court's five conservative justices - all men appointed by Republican presidents - saying it was OK for Hobby Lobby and another company, Conestoga Wood Specialties, to ignore the federal health law requirement that the insurance policies they provide include free contraception coverage for women. (theday.com)
  • Physical health damage: nearly three in five women (57%) report suffering more than 12 different physical symptoms when they enter care, including headaches, dizzy spells, back pain, stomach/abdominal pain, fatigue and memory problems. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • Mental health damage: 56% of women report symptom levels suggestive of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on entering care. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • Sexual and reproductive health: over 60% of women report pelvic pain, vaginal discharge and gynaecological infections on entering care. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • Yet, with appropriate services, our findings suggest that for many women, their health does improve. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • Our conclusion is that women who are trafficked should be offered adequate and appropriate health care immediately upon release from a trafficking situation. (amnesty.org.uk)
  • For pregnant women, good nutrition is essential for their health and the baby's health. (chicagotribune.com)
  • For the study, Bailey and her colleagues collected data on more than 1,000 pregnant women 20 to 40 years old who took part in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 2001 to 2014. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The federal funding the anti-abortion protester was speaking about goes toward medical health services for women (never mind the fact that Planned Parenthood also serves men, but I won't go into that here). (socialistworker.org)
  • Winning the freedom of body autonomy from outsiders, winning full reproductive health services, winning a world where women of all races, countries of origin and economic status don't have to constantly fight for control over their bodies and their lives. (socialistworker.org)
  • We invite you to also join our Facebook community or follow us on Twitter to get the most up to date news on issues affecting women's health and rights. (reproductiverights.org)
  • Despite their often low-level, non-violent and first-time involvement in such crimes, women are more exposed to health and safety risks and the risks of being caught as drug carriers and disproportionately punished. (scoop.co.nz)
  • From the Declaration of Sentiments, modeled on the Declaration of Independence , read at the 1848 Seneca Falls Women ' s Rights Convention. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The 1848 Seneca Falls Woman's Rights Convention marked the beginning of the women's rights movement in the United States. (nps.gov)
  • The first document to emerge from an organized women's rights collective in the United States was the Declaration of Sentiments, which was drafted using the Declaration of Independence as a model and ratified at the first convening of women's rights advocates in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848. (gale.com)
  • The suffrage movement in the United States gained prominence with the first women's rights convention in the world: the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. (historynet.com)
  • There was a woman from the anti-choice side who stood on our side, holding a sign that simply had "PP" for Planned Parenthood in a circle with a line through it. (socialistworker.org)
  • Fearing that it would hurt their recruiting efforts, organizers of women ' s rights societies and conventions did not invite black women, none of whom attended the Seneca Falls convention. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Historians trace the origins of the movement for US women's suffrage (voting rights for women) to the Seneca Falls Convention, where Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Frederick Douglass argued in favor of granting women the right to vote. (gale.com)
  • At the company's Fullerton, California plant, for example, women are ineligible for all production jobs even though only 35 percent of the jobs are unsafe for pregnant women according to the company's blood and air sample standards. (prospect.org)
  • lead is stored in human tissues for several months, and the woman might not realize she was pregnant until several weeks after conception. (prospect.org)
  • What happened when a teenager (and remember, contraception was hard to come by in those days if you weren't married and in some states, even if you were), a young unmarried woman or a married women whose family could not support another child, what happened when any woman discovered she was pregnant and could not have the baby? (motherjones.com)
  • A pregnant woman could try to get her family doctor to help her, but she might be afraid to even mention the subject. (motherjones.com)
  • Many pregnant women aren't getting adequate amounts of the vitamins and minerals they need, and almost all of them are eating too much salt, according to new research. (chicagotribune.com)
  • On the other hand, some pregnant women are actually taking higher levels of nutrients than is healthy, the same research reports. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Almost all pregnant women are at risk of excessive consumption of salt, and many are at risk of excessive consumption of folic acid and iron, especially among those who use dietary supplements, she said. (chicagotribune.com)
  • It appears that supplements may be necessary for most pregnant women to meet nutrient recommendations," Bailey said. (chicagotribune.com)
  • It's even better if this discussion takes place before a woman gets pregnant, he added. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Gupta's main concern is with the amount of salt pregnant women are consuming. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Our government has no issue devoting federal funding to detaining pregnant immigrant mothers or causing miscarriages for women who had chosen to remain pregnant. (socialistworker.org)