Sunday, April 7, 2013

Rural Women Disadvantaged - Any Real Surprise?

"Women in rural areas are more disadvantaged than women living in urban areas when it comes to sexual health."

Head on over to Mamamia today where this is being discussed.

"Women living in urban areas may take for granted their relatively easy access to family planning services that provide information and ways to freely determine the number, timing, and spacing of their children. For women in rural areas, the picture can be very different."

Read full article here


Does this happen in your town?

"The study highlighted an overall lack of women’s health services in rural communities, as well as some alarming patterns in reported barriers to accessing them."


Are you surprised by this article or are rural women used to being disadvantaged?



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