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Women's Status and Violence against Young Married Women in Rural Nepal
BackgroundStudies conducted around the world consistently show the existence of violence against women. Despite the increasing number of studies being conducted on violence against young marriedExpand
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Sexual behavior and perceived risk of HIV/AIDS among young migrant factory workers in Nepal.
  • M. Puri, J. Cleland
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of adolescent health : official…
  • 1 March 2006
PURPOSE To analyze the sexual behavior, perceived risk of contracting STIs and HIV/AIDS, and protective behaviors of migrant workers aged 14-19 years in carpet and garment factories in the KathmanduExpand
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“Sometimes they used to whisper in our ears”: health care workers’ perceptions of the effects of abortion legalization in Nepal
BackgroundUnsafe abortion has been a significant cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in Nepal. Since legalization in 2002, more than 1,200 providers have been trained and 487 sites have beenExpand
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Suffering in silence: consequences of sexual violence within marriage among young women in Nepal
BackgroundDespite the grave consequences of sexual violence, and it's persistence both within and outside marriages, this subject has received relatively little attention from researchers, policyExpand
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Sex-selective abortion in Nepal: a qualitative study of health workers' perspectives.
BACKGROUND Sex-selective abortion is expressly prohibited in Nepal, but limited evidence suggests that it occurs nevertheless. Providers' perspectives on sex-selective abortion were examined as partExpand
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In forests and factories: sexual behaviour among young migrant workers in Nepal
In Nepal, it is commonly assumed that young people migrating to Kathmandu Valley for work in carpet and garment factories are at risk from negative sexual health outcomes. Greater independence andExpand
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Pharmacy workers in Nepal can provide the correct information about using mifepristone and misoprostol to women seeking medication to induce abortion
Abstract In Nepal, despite policy restrictions, both registered and unregistered brands of mifepristone and misoprostol can easily be obtained at pharmacies. Since many women visit pharmacies forExpand
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Abortion Incidence and Unintended Pregnancy in Nepal.
CONTEXT Although abortion has been legal under broad criteria in Nepal since 2002, a significant proportion of women continue to obtain illegal, unsafe abortions, and no national estimates exist ofExpand
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Effectiveness and safety of early medication abortion provided in pharmacies by auxiliary nurse-midwives: A non-inferiority study in Nepal
Background Expanding access to medication abortion through pharmacies is a promising avenue to reach women with safe and convenient care, yet no pharmacy provision interventions have been evaluated.Expand
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