ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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International Rhetoric, Domestic Evidence

Civil society reports on sexual and reproductive health provide a contrast to the claims and assurances made by the government’s report to an international human rights mechanism on its public health commitments and achievements, with information that is at gross variance to the official report. This discordance questions the credibility and accountability of the government to these international human rights processes and more so, its citizens.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

A systematic gender analysis of any health situation or condition entails the examination of the beliefs and norms that govern being male and female in a particular society; the gender roles and responsibilities and division of labour among men and women; the differential domains of decision-making, and access to and control over resources. A public health perspective demands that the social and other contexts that determine women's health conditions be recognised. Combining these features, this paper adopts a women's health approach to a review of two textbooks on obstetrics and gynaecology.

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