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Global Prescriptions: Gendering Health and Human Rights

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Global Prescriptions is a critical yet optimistic analysis of the role of transnational women‘s groups in setting the agendas for women‘s health in international and national settings. The book reviews a decade of women‘s participation in UN conferences, transnational networks, national advocacy efforts and sexual and reproductive health provision, assessing both their str ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 1st 2003 by Zed Books
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Carolyn
Nov 22, 2008 rated it really liked it
I was assigned parts of this books for a college class, but I found the material so engaging I read all of it. She talks about health from a human rights perspective but what makes it unique is how she tracks legal history (including victories) and combines feminist theory as well. The most interesting chapter is the one about hiv/aids.
Brimate
read part of for class. it doesn't have a radical analysis but does provide an important feminism analysis of global human rights.
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