reproductive health

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reproductive health

Those measures intended to reduce unwanted pregnancy and risk of sexually transmitted infections. According to the World Health Organization, reproductive and sexual ill-health accounts for 20% of the global burden of ill-health for women, and 14% for men.
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Just like the old standby, the new enema variety relieves constipation, but this one's also being promoted for sexual hygiene purposes.
A This is much more likely to be part of an obsessive-compulsive behaviour complex on his part than anything to do with sexual hygiene as such.
The giveaway by Liverpool primary care trust is aimed at improving the sexual hygiene of at-risk groups.
Bernstein's analysis of male sexual dysfunction and the anxiety it caused draws on data from the Moscow Counselling Center for Sexual Hygiene as well as material from the periodical Towards a Healthy Lifestyle.
Benson explores a wide variety of topics, including ethical considerations, sexual hygiene, relationship agreements, relationship skills, conflict resolution, children, finances, separation, legalities and many others.
Varieties of Polyamory, Ethical Considerations, Sexual Hygiene, The Relationship Agreement, Relationship Skills, Resolving Issues, Day-to-Day Living, Multi-Adult Families, Legalities, and an appendix of resources.
The work, only partially reinstalled in Basel, uses documents and images to examine three examples of late-modernist utopianism: Le Corbusier's visionary Philips Pavilion for the World Exhibition in 1958, the Poeme Electronique that Edgar Varese composed for this pavilion, and Nicolas Schoffer's project Die kybernetische Stadt (Cybernetic City), 1979, with its urban concept of aesthetic and sexual hygiene.
Elliot Forbes, an "eminent sexual hygiene commentator," would stride onto the stage and deliver a 20-minute lecture on the need for openness in sex education, the morality of the times, the biology of the body, and what the community can do to avoid the ruination of its youth.
The topic of sex education was incorporated into the section on the prevention of HIV and STIs, which states that by the year 2005 measures should be taken to increase women's and adolescents' ability to protect themselves from the risk of contracting HIV--particularly by offering health services that incorporate sexual hygiene and reproductive health and by providing preventive education that promotes gender equality in a framework of respect for cultural and gender differences.
Old wives' tales state that sexual intercourse may cause an infection prior to labour that may affect the baby but the uterus is completely sealed off by a mucus plug in the cervix, so intercourse is safe as long as good sexual hygiene is practised by both partners.
Although a Marxist and a member of the German Communist Party in the 1930s, his interest and efforts focused on the mental and sexual hygiene of the masses.