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The realities and experiences of women on unsafe abortion in the Philippines

Virgilio R. Aguilar

The realities and experiences of women on unsafe abortion in the Philippines

by Virgilio R. Aguilar

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Published by Gabriela-Negros in Bacolod City, Philippines .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementVirgilio R. Aguilar, Rowena V. Bañes.
ContributionsBañes, Rowena V.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23926186M
ISBN 109789719453307
LC Control Number2009516446
OCLC/WorldCa463867291

Equal rights for women worldwide. Friday, Aug Tanggol Bayi is an association of women human rights defenders in The Philippines dedicated to . In this book of case studies, developing country journalists expose the human costs when women’s reproductive health and choice are insufficiently addressed or completely ignored. The reports vividly capture the daily realities faced by women in developing countries, realities which are often missing from policy debates. Says journalist.

Violence Against Women in South Africa – A Country in Crisis 7 Increased women’s economic empowerment: The lack of access to financial resources and support is a central barrier to leaving abusive relationships or even reporting incidences of abuse, both of which are important in the fight against VAW. Wartime sexual violence is rape or other forms of sexual violence committed by combatants during armed conflict, war, or military occupation often as spoils of war; but sometimes, particularly in ethnic conflict, the phenomenon has broader sociological e sexual violence may also include gang rape and rape with objects. It is distinguished from sexual .

Gender inequality in Nepal refers to disparities and inequalities between men and women in Nepal, a landlocked country in South Asia. Gender inequality is defined as unequal treatment and opportunities due to perceived differences based solely on issues of gender. Gender inequality is a major barrier for human development worldwide as gender is a determinant for the basis of .   Notice also how abortion conflicts with the other parts of the left’s ideology. White women can abort the fetuses fathered by nonwhite men all they want, and no one accuses them of racism or white privilege. And black women can have all the abortions they want as well, despite blacks’ own propaganda about how black lives matter so much.


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The realities and experiences of women on unsafe abortion in the Philippines by Virgilio R. Aguilar Download PDF EPUB FB2

A research project of Gabriela-Negros published late last year in book form, “The Realities and Experiences of Women on Unsafe Abortion in the Philippines,” provides a descriptive analysis of the contexts, incidence, issues, actual practices and the legal environment for abortion.

Complications of unsafe abortion account for approximately an eighth of maternal mortalities worldwide, [90] though this varies by region.

[91] Secondary infertility caused by an unsafe abortion affects an estimated 24 million women. [85] The rate of unsafe abortions has increased from 44% to 49% between and [10]. Free Online Library: Abortion.(Chapter 2) by "Rights and Realities: Monitoring Reports on the Status of Indonesian Women's Sexual and Reproductive"; Women's issues/gender studies Laws, regulations and rules Statistics Abortion services Forecasts and trends Reproductive rights Analysis Health aspects Social aspects Women's health.

The dressmaker was one of an estimatedwomen in the UK who were forced to seek out an unsafe, illegal abortion, before the Abortion Act came into force. “Women would drink bleach to. Non-pregnant women had deaths percompared to for women who carried to term, for women who miscarried, and for women who had authors, led by Mika Gissler of Finland's National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, concluded that pregnancy contributes to a healthy effect on women.

Virgilio R. Aguilar has written: 'The realities and experiences of women on unsafe abortion in the Philippines' Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights What has the author Mandy James written.

The Women’s Convention defines discrimination as: “any distinction, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex which has the effect or purpose of impairing or nullifying the rec­ognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, irrespective of their marital status, on a basis of equality of men and women, of human rights and fundamental.

Abortion is illegal in Uganda except to save the life of the woman. Nevertheless, the practice is quite common: aboutinduced abortions occur. The COVID outbreak has far-reaching implications for sexual and reproductive health and rights globally and in the United States.

This includes challenges posed by the virus itself and longstanding gaps in policies and programs—often the direct result of ideological attacks—that have left us in a worse position to respond to the epidemic. The conceptual framework we propose considers all the factors influencing a woman's trajectory to obtaining abortion-related care (safe abortion, unsafe abortion and/or post-abortion care).

Obtaining abortion-related care can involve many steps and be non-linear (Marecek et al., ). We define an abortion trajectory as the processes and Cited by: In many developed countries where the women's movement is pitted against pow-erful anti-abortion and anti-contraception movements that are systematically backed up by Christian orthodoxy and right.

In the Philippines, as in other countries, some of these women are faced with a difficult choice: to give birth to a pital-based studies carried out in the late s and s demonstrated that abortion was common in rural areas as well, that women used a variety of safe and unsafe techniques to end a pregnancy, and that many women were being.

Women between the ages of 15 and 19 account for about 19% of all abortions; women 20 to 24 account for another 33%; and about 25% of abortions are obtained by women who are 30 or older.

4 Calculating abortion rates, older teenagers and young adults have the highest abortion rates, while women younger than 15 and older than 35 have the lowest.

The timing was perfect – until it wasn’t. Journalist Karin Wells planned to mark the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Caravan, a group of activists who drove across Canada from Vancouver to Ottawa protesting anti-abortion laws, with a book tour that mirrored the stops made by the caravan in Abortion is linked to higher rates of cervical cancer.

49–51 In one study, women with a history of one abortion face a times higher risk of having cervical cancer. 49 The risk doubles, to times higher risk, if a woman has two or more abortions. According to new research from the MELISA Institute, since Chile’s ban on abortion, not only has maternal health improved but the number of women seeking illegal abortion has plummeted.

Since Chile banned abortion inthe number of maternal deaths decreased from to perwomen (% reduction). It means that in its appreciation of all abortion rights' possible consequences for the world, Who thinks that the world is better off allowing women to freely access "safe" abortion.

RCC, on the other hand, thinks that the world is worse off allowing women to freely access "safe" abortion. Motsebboh12 January (UTC). Asia is the most highly populated region in the world, and records a high rate of unsafe abortions.

Studies show that while fertility rates in Asia have declined in the last ten years, 1 the rate of unintended pregnancy continues to be as high as 49 per 1, women aged 15– 2 The rate of induced abortion is Asia is 28 per 1, women aged 15–44 3 and around a third of these Cited by: 1.

Several nations seek to define reproductive health services to include (safe and legal) abortion. - The Likhaan Center for Women's Health (Philippines) is established, “a collective of grassroots women and men, health advocates and professionals dedicated to promoting and pushing for the health and rights of disadvantaged women and their.

Abortion is illegal in the Philippines and the provisions of the Revised Penal Code specific to abortion have not been amended since enacted in Abortion is widespread even though it is classified as a crime against persons, along with infanticide, murder, parricide and homicide.

Many women die from unsafe abortions. [70]. Understanding abortion-related stigma and incidence of unsafe abortion: experiences from community members in Machakos and Trans Nzoia counties Kenya.

This qualitative study found higher levels community-level stigma in areas where the prevalence of unsafe abortion is higher, and that abortion stigma is a barrier to accessing safe services.LAURA VILLA, a representative of IPAS, an international organization working to reduce deaths and injuries from unsafe abortion and to increase women’s ability to exercise their sexual and.

Hints about the harassment or sexual assault of American women—nurses, enlisted women, and so-called Donut Dollies—also rarely make it into the histories. And you can read most, perhaps all.