5179.0 Social Justice, Women, and Health: No Health without Justice

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Social justice is a critical lens to view issues of gender and health. This session will provide conceptual, clinical, programmatic, and policy issues perspectives about social justice, women and health. The session will include a conceptual framework that begins with an analysis of structural violence and demonstrates connections to issues of gender based oppression. Case studies from the United States, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are presented.
Session Objectives: 1-Describe case studies of violence and its effects on women and health. 2-Analyze the role of structural violence on public health policy and social justice, with a focus on women's health.

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Organized by: Peace Caucus
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Labor Caucus, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Vietnam Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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