Characteristics of women undergoing repeat induced abortion
- Violence and abortions: What's a doctor to do? Phillips, Susan P. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p653
Discusses findings of international research on the association between victimization and unplanned pregnancy. History of victimization characteristic of women who request repeat abortions; Prevalence of abuse among women attending a family planning clinic in Great Britain; Recommendation on...
- PNDT Act - A review. Mudda, Vandana; Raghavendra, K. M. // Medico-Legal Update;Jul-Dec2011, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p90
India being a developing country still faces the challenge of large-scale female foeticide and infanticide as evident by Census 2001 data, that shows an alarming decline in female to male ratio. This reduced female sex ratio contributes to domestic, social and sexual violence on women. In order...
- "You must be crazy if you think you were raped": Reflections on the Use of Complainants' Personal and Therapy Records in Sexual Assault Trials. Kelly, Katharine D. // Canadian Journal of Women & the Law;1997, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p178
Data from a case study indicate that there is an increased reliance on the primary witness' personal and therapy records in sexual assault cases. This includes: letters, diaries, therapists' and counsellors' notes both those that predate and follow the alleged assault, notes and records kept by...
- Sexual Abuse and Incest. // New Harvard Guide to Women's Health;2004, p534
Presents information and health guide for women about sexual abuse and incest. Effects of sexual abuse and incest on victims; Ways to evaluate sexual abuse; Methods for treating victims of sexual abuse; Diseases which may arise from sexual abuse and incest.
- Cambiar la actitud hacia la violencia contra las mujeres en Liberia. Munala, June // Revista Migraciones Forzadas;may2007, Issue 27, p36
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- Crimes Against Women. Budd, Nancy J. // Advocate;4/21/76, Issue 188, p8
The article focuses on International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women and it's plan of action. The tribunal organizers worked from 30 countries with sympathetic women and very little money to construct an apolitical, feminist forum to examine crime against women and their apparent causes....
- How Many Do You Know? Carpenter, Mai'a Williams // Off Our Backs;2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p51
The author shares her thoughts on the experiences of Black women. She mentioned the situation of women in the villages of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the hands of the militia wherein these women were captured, raped and beaten, and forced to become pregnant. When they...
- LISA'S SAYâ€¦ ON ABORTION. // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);4/16/2007, Vol. 59 Issue 16, p89
In this article, the author talks about abortion. She claims that abortion is a horrible decision for any woman to be faced with. The author says she is not against abortion since it is used to situations like rape. The author stresses that it frustrates her to hear women say abortion is a hard...
- Sexual Harassment. // New Harvard Guide to Women's Health;2004, p543
Presents information and health guide for women about sexual harassment. Physical and emotional symptoms of sexual harassment; Reasons why sexual harassment is troubling to women; Ways for protecting one's self against sexual harassment.