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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Overview: Health UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources Overview: Health (Photo: UN/Bikem Ekberzade ) Rural women encounter numerous constraints in accessing affordable, adequate health services in rural areas (e.g. clinics, hospitals, reproductive health/family planning and counseling). (...) WHO has a gender-based approach to public health, which addresses the specific health vulnerabilities and risks of rural women and girls that are identified and addressed in health service delivery. (...) UNFPA does in-depth work on reproductive rights and sexual and reproductive health. It works with the H4+ development partners to improve development effectiveness in health systems, and with national and civil society partners to increase gender responsive training and service delivery to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes for women and girls.
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Score: 885978.9 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...uralwomen/overview-health.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - WHO: Comparative Advantage UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources World Health Organization (WHO): Comparative Advantage Primary Mandate/Concentration in Relation to Rural Women The primary mandate of the World Health Organization is Health for All, with a focus on vulnerable groups, including rural women, and with core values of social justice and equity as guiding principles. WHO has a strategic advantage in its close partnerships with Ministries of Health. (...) WHO and MDG 1 Strengthening health systems and promoting pro-poor and cost-effective community based health interventions.
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Score: 881128.1 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...who-comparative-advantage.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - WHO: Good Practice Example - Tackling Poverty and Social Determinants of Health through Community-based Initiatives (CBI) in the Countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources World Health Organization: Good Practice Example Tackling Poverty and Social Determinants of Health through Community-based Initiatives (CBI) in the Countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region Programme Background Many of the inequalities in health, both within and between countries, can be understood in terms of social inequalities in which people live and work. The social conditions of daily life have a major impact on health status and on general wellbeing. Tackling such underlying causes of poor health can contribute to improving health and health equity (defined as remediable difference in health status). (...) These constitute the most powerful determinants of good health, quality of life and productivity. CBI methodology is based on the concept that poverty reduction for health and health for poverty reduction are two sides of the same coin.
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Score: 880905.9 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...alwomen/who-good-practice.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - UNFPA: Good Practice Example - Interculturality in Health, and Opportunity for Equity: The Case of Otavalo, Ecuador UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources UNFPA: Good Practice Example 2 Interculturality in Health, and Opportunity for Equity: The Case of Otavalo, Ecuador In 1984, the Jambi Huasi Health House was founded in Otavalo, Ecuador. The initiative aimed to integrate indigenous and western health systems by utilizing the strengths of both and adapting them to the specific needs of indigenous peoples. (...) This new model of reproductive health care is expanding to other indigenous and rural communities through the creation of programmes led by traditional birth attendants or midwives.
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Score: 878863.6 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...men/unfpa-good-practice-2.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - UNFPA: Comparative Advantage UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA): Comparative Advantage Primary Mandate/Concentration in Relation to Rural Women The Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) established UNFPA 's mandate with an emphasis on i) promoting sexual and reproductive health, ii) upholding and expanding reproductive rights, and iii) addressing population dynamics such as aging, migration and the increase of population groups such as young people and adolescents. (...) UNFPA works with partners in health to increase gender responsive training and service delivery to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes for women and girls by reducing social, cultural and geographic barriers. (...) In Macedonia, UNFPA, the Ministry of Health and the Institute for Public Health have initiated a nation-wide health promotion outreach programme that aims to increase knowledge and awareness among rural women, particularly young girls and adolescents, on the importance of protecting and addressing their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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Score: 858967.4 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...fpa-comparative-advantage.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Photo Credits UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources Photo Credits Banner UN Photo/Martine Perret Overview: Education UN Photo Overview: Health UN Photo/Bikem Ekberzade Overview: Access to Productive Resources, Assets, Services and Infrastructure UN Photo/Lucien Rajaonina Overview: Food Security UN Women/David Snyder Overview: Social Protection UN Photo/John Isaac Overview: Decent Work UN Women/Claudio Vasquez Bianchi Overview: Markets UN Photo/Ky Chung Overview: Climate Change UN Photo/Gill Fickling Overiew: Enabling Policy Environments UN Women/Ana Lukatela Overview: Equal Participation of Rural Women in Decision-making UN Women/Gangajit Singh Chandok   UN Women Watch Home | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Flickr | Pinterest | UN Gender Equality News Feed Inter-Agency Task Force on Rural Women | Copyright © 2012, United Nations | Photo Credits | Contact Us
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Score: 855679.1 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/.../ruralwomen/photo-credits.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - UNFPA: Good Pratice Example - UNFPA–UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources UNFPA: Good Practice Example 1 UNFPA–UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) Public declaration of FGM/C abandonment in Afar region, Ethiopia. (...) With respect specifically to FGM/C, there is increased awareness about the harmful health effects of FGM/C and its violation of women's and girls' rights, which is leading to increased disapproval of the practice among women and men. Moreover, a reduction of prevalence (up to 16% of decrease) is being seen in some countries where the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) data is available.
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Score: 855285.9 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...women/unfpa-good-practice.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - SPFII: Good Practice Example - Projects implemented under the Trust Fund for the Second Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources PFII: Good Practice Example Projects Implemented under the Trust Fund for the Second Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples On 22 December 2004, the General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/59/174 for a Second International Decade, which commenced on 1 January 2005. (...) Objectives of the Project The project aimed to train health care workers to provide culturally appropriate, indigenous sensitive health-care services. (...) A total of 100 members were given training on indigenous sensitive health development for practicing hygienic health care during menstruation, pregnancy, deliveries and anti and post natal care.
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Score: 852690.5 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...women/spfii-good-practice.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Overview UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources The UN System: Working Together to Empower Rural Women Rural women are active agents of economic and social change and environmental protection who are, in many ways and to various degrees, constrained in their roles as farmers, producers, investors, caregivers and consumers. (...) Related Feature: UN System Observances for International Women's Day 2012 Education, Training & Information Health Rural women's access to education and training can have a major impact on their potential to access and benefit from income-generating opportunities and improve their overall well-being. Read more » Rural women encounter numerous constraints in accessing affordable, adequate health services in rural areas (e.g. clinics, hospitals, reproductive health/family planning and counseling).
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Score: 852647.8 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/feature/ruralwomen/index.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Overview: Education, Training & Information UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources Overview: Education, Training & Information Two young mothers learning to write in a literacy class conducted by Literacy House at a village near Lucknow, in India. (...) In addition, information and communication technologies (including mobile and electronic communication, etc.), supported by the right policies and institutional frameworks, can provide rural women with alternative avenues to access information related to their rights, services and resources, and social protection (e.g. identification card registration; laws on land, inheritance, and domestic/gender-based violence; and agriculture, market, health, nutrition information (among other). Examples of Task Force member approaches to education, training and information include the ITC-ILO's Gender and Non Discrimination Programme, which partnered in a multi-stakeholder project on capacity building for the integration of women in sustainable development and economic policies. (...) WFP supports training on nutrition, health, lifeskills, literacy and numeracy, and also facilitates sharing of knowledge of legal, political and social institutions for rural women.
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Score: 847898.8 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...tion-training-information.html
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