Essays about: "Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

  1. 1. "They don't exactly talk about it in school": A field study about the effects of family planning programs on university students in Equatorial Guinea

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Carolina Jeppsson; [2020-06-18]
    Keywords : family planning; sexual and reproductive health; human rights; adolescent; population growth;

    Abstract : Family planning help individuals achieve their right to health and strengthen their independence. Despite effort to increase access to family planning methods worldwide, less than half of the demand for safe family planning method was met. READ MORE

  2. 2. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pro-life, Positioning and Imperialism - A Critical Discourse Analysis of U.S. Foreign Aid Statements on Abortion and Reproductive Health

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Charlotte German; [2020]
    Keywords : United States of America; Foreign Aid; Abortion; Critical Discourse Analysis; Postcolonial Feminist Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses Critical Discourse Analysis to explore how the practice of abortion is defined and created in U.S. presidential administrations’ statements on foreign aid, how the discourses regarding abortion and reproductive health have changed between 1984-2019 and how the U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. #Blessed : the blesser phenomenon : transactional sex and intergenerational relationships in urban South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Joanne Palfreman; [2020]
    Keywords : blessees; blessers; sexual and reproductive health and rights; South Africa; transactional sex; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Relationships between women and typically older men for gifts and money in exchange for sex in South Africa are common, and known as blesser relationships. Their increasing acceptability and accessibility has been linked to negative sexual and reproductive health outcomes among young black African women. READ MORE

  5. 5. “I will never go back”: a thematic content analysis of Zimbabwean disabled women's sexual and reproductive rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lina Lodenius; [2020]
    Keywords : Compulsory able-bodiedness; Disability; Normate; Othering; Women; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : This thesis is a thematic content analysis, looking at how compulsory able-bodiedness affects Zimbabwean disabled women’s ability to practice their reproductive- and sexual rights. Zimbabwe is an optimal case to apply this study in, due to its contradictory legislation and high amounts of human rights violations. READ MORE