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Traditional practices affecting the health of women and children

Traditional practices affecting the health of women and children

female circumcision, childhood marriage, nutritional taboos, etc. : report of a seminar, Khartoum, 10-15 February, 1979.

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Published by World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean in Alexandria [Egypt] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Female circumcision -- Social aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
    • Teenage pregnancy -- Social aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
    • Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
    • Infants -- Developing countries -- Nutrition -- Social aspects -- Congresses.,
    • Developing countries -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesWHO/EMRO technical publication ;, no. 2
      ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN484 .T73 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3068531M
      LC Control Number82166192

      CULTURE, TRADITION, CUSTOM, LAW AND GENDER EQUALITY MJ Maluleke* Culture is like an umbrella under which some people like to hide from rain, and also to shade themselves from the sun. But sometimes you need to fold it.** 1 Introduction Traditional cultural practices reflect the values and beliefs held by members of a. affecting the health of women and children (IAC) were formed, at the initiative of African delegates at the UN working group s essions. In the UN Fact S heet No, Harmful Traditional Practices.

      traditional practices affecting the health of women diarrheal diseases are still the second leading cause of death among children under the age . These ceremonies generally combine traditional and Christian practices. Medicine and Health Care Traditional and modern medicines are used, and a distinction is made between minor ailments and serious illnesses. Zimbabwe Women's Resource Centre and Network and SADCC–WIDSAA. Beyond Inequalities: Women.

      Chapter 1 Understanding women’s health in the world today 1 Women around the world 4 Increasing life expectancy 5 The health transition 6 Socioeconomic inequalities adversely affect health 8 Gender inequities affect women’s health 9 Women amid conflicts and crisis 11 Women and the health-care system 11 Conclusion 13 Chapter 2 The girl child   Aim: The research was conducted as a descriptive and cross‐sectional study in order to identify the traditional neonatal care practices applied by women in the 15–49 year age range. Methods: The research sample comprised married mothers aged 15–49 years living in the seven health center regions in Sivas city center and agreeing to participate in the study Cited by: 6.


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An appraisal of harmful traditional practices and their effects on women and the girl child • II. Review of action and activities by United Nations organs and agencies, Governments and NGOs • Conclusions Annex: Plan of Action for the Elimination of Harmful Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children - Select Bibliography.

Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children [T Baasher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (IAC) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) which seeks to change social values and raise consciousness towards eliminating female genital mutilation (FGM) and other traditional practices which affect the health of women and children in Africa.

The Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (GAMCOTRAP) is a Gambian NGO established in It campaigns against female genital mutilation, and aims to promote and secure health and empowerment for women through community education.

References. Get this from a library. Traditional practices affecting the health of women and children: female circumcision, childhood marriage, nutritional taboos, etc.: report of a seminar, Khartoum, February, [World Health Organization.

Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.;]. Harmful traditional practices affecting the health of women and children.

Geneva, Switzerland ; New York: Centre for Human Rights, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations Centre for Human Rights.

OCLC Number: Notes: "World campaign for human rights." "August "--Colophon. Cover. Harmful traditional practices affecting the health of women and children in Ethiopia [Alasebu Gebre Selassie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Harmful traditional practices affecting the health of women and children in EthiopiaAuthor: Alasebu Gebre Selassie. Fact Sheet No, Harmful Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women andChildrenStates Parties shall take all appropriate measures to modify the social and cultural patterns of conductof men and women, with a view to achieving the elimination of prejudices and customary and all otherpractices which are based on the idea of the inferiority or the.

Female Genital Mutilation and the Influence of Traditional Cultural Practices Against Women: Experience From Ibibio, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria: /ch Female circumcision is central to African traditional religion and entails transgression of fundamental rights.

However, the rationale for female circumcision. The studies of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and girls, Mrs.

Halima E. Warzazi undertaken since have presentedCited by: 9. Harmful traditional practices affecting the health of women and children. Publication info: [Geneva, Switzerland ; New York: Centre for Human Rights, ].

On the other hand Ethiopia is a country where harmful traditional practices continue to devastate, especially the health and social condition of mothers and children. These harmful traditional practices include: *HTPs that affect mothers o Female genital mutilation o Early marriage.

Taba AH. Female circumcision. In: WHO/EMRO technical publication no. Traditional practices affecting the health of women and children.

Geneva: Cited by: Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children in Khartoum (Sudan). This seminar ended in the rejection of a suggestion from the medical participants that FGM be performed under favorable hygienic Size: KB.

More and more, people use practices like these from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to not only fight disease, but also prevent it. TCM is an ancient. Traditional or Customary Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Girls, and in the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol), adopted by the African Union in Many of the countries where FGM/C occurs have passed legislation prohibiting the practice, and some countries with large immigrant popula.

Many traditional practices used to treat these and other folk illnesses may be entirely benign, while others have been associated with adverse health outcomes. Folk medicines such as greta and azarcon, often used by Mexican Americans, may contain elevated lead levels and have been associated with lead poisoning in children.

The Impact of religion and tradition on transmission of Ebola. Perceived Causation of Diseases and Death: adherence to prescribed preventive measures by people in affected communities is central to a desirable outcome in the fight against Ebola.

A general lack of understanding of disease etiology can, however, negatively influence level of adherence to Cited by: At the WHO Seminar in Khartoum on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (), the nine African and Middle Eastern countries which participated formulated four ground-breaking recommendations for abolishing FGM, urging that health education and health training programs should be organized.

Geckil E, Sahin T, Ege E. Traditional postpartum practices of women and infants and the factors influencing such practices in South Eastern Turkey. Midwifery. ; – doi: / [Google Scholar] Kaewsarn P, Moyle W, Creedy D. Thai nurses' beliefs about breastfeeding and postpartum by:. with a view to abolishing traditional practices prejudicial to the health of children.”5 Similarly, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women provides that States must “take all appropriate measures, including legislation, to modify or abolish existing laws, regulations, customs and practicesFile Size: KB.Results.

We found that women widely used traditional practices such as putting Koran (Holy book for Muslims) and packing needle under the mother's pillow to prevent mother from “al basması”, pouring lead in a cup over the head of the newborn to repel evil spirits, and covering the baby's face with a piece of yellow cloth to prevent neonatal by: 1.Gambia Committee on Harmful Traditional Practice Affecting the Health of women and girls (GAMCOTRAP) has recently sensitized school dropout children on harmful traditional practices and education.