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Bulletin No. 94, October 2004Health for All - Health for Women
Campaign on Women's Access to Health(E | Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights WGNRR)
Women have a right to health, which includes physical and social access to health services as well as "enabling conditions" that are essential for women to enjoy good health. International and national policies that result in greater poverty of populations and growing inequality between rich and poor, men and women, have a direct impact on women's possibilities to stays healthy and enjoy their sexuality. Women's rights to health cannot be fulfilled if sexual and reproductive rights are not addressed.
Bulletin No. 94, October 2004Women's Health in a Free Market Economy
A Decade After Cairo(E | Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights WGNRR)
Sarah Sexton, Sumati Nair, Preeti Kirbat | The 1994 UN International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo was heralded as a "quantum leap" forward and a "paradigm shift in the discourse about population and development” A decade later, however, the Cairo Programme of Action is still far from being implemented, and the reality of Women’s reproductive health and rights remains dire.