ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology

A systematic gender analysis of any health situation or condition entails the examination of the beliefs and norms that govern being male and female in a particular society; the gender roles and responsibilities and division of labour among men and women; the differential domains of decision-making, and access to and control over resources. A public health perspective demands that the social and other contexts that determine women's health conditions be recognised. Combining these features, this paper adopts a women's health approach to a review of two textbooks on obstetrics and gynaecology.

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