Female refugees carry the additional load of responsibility for reproductive healthcare. Pregnant women and mothers feel responsible for their health and that of their fetus and children, and often feel helpless in the face of this double and triple burden.
While the United States is caught in a partisan divide over sex education, other countries are taking the lead.
Physical inactivity, a major risk factor for poor health and chronic disease, is becoming increasingly prevalent in high-income Arab countries – and its consequences fall particularly heavily on women.
Through various apps and websites, women are now able to fill their prescriptions through a few simple clicks of the mouse or taps on their smart phones.
Despite the marked gains in coverage and access since the passage of the ACA, Latinas in the U.S. continue to be much more likely to be uninsured than other U.S. women.
French women just aren’t that into breastfeeding. Studies make French women rank among the least likely to breastfeed in Europe.