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Women's health

The challenges in improving women's health are reflected in a wide range of data, including those on high maternal mortality ratios and infant mortality rates, under-nutrition, anaemia and other micronutrient deficiencies, frequent, early or unwanted pregnancies, illiteracy, female genital mutilation, unsafe abortions, reproductive tract infections, sexually transmitted infections), HIV/AIDS, work-related health risks, cancers, substance abuse, sexual harassment, domestic abuse and violence against women, depression, health problems related to ageing, gender inequities, the unfair low social status accorded to women, the hindrances to their empowerment and the weak realization of their basic human rights.

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