Low education status still holding back women.

  title={Low education status still holding back women.},
  author={H Kyabaggu},
  journal={Africa women & health : a Safe Motherhood magazine},
  volume={2 3},
  • H Kyabaggu
  • Published 1994 in
    Africa women & health : a Safe Motherhood…
Reproductive health, which in a broad sense refers to the total population, has special significance for women. In Africa, child bearing is a dangerous activity which is associated with a 1/20 chance of dying (compared to a 1/10,000 rate in Northern Europe or 1/50 in Asia). Indicators generally used to assess the level of reproductive health are 1) total fertility rate, 2) child spacing practices or use of family planning services, 3) adolescent pregnancy, 4) availability of childbirth services… CONTINUE READING