Male responsibility in reproductive health: The construction of manhood in Nigeria phase I

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Olawoye, Omololu, Aderinto, Adeyefa, Adeyemo and Osotimehin () conducted a study on the implications for male responsibility in reproductive health using the social construction. An eclectic methodological approach to the study of men within the framework of reproductive health and related issues was experimented in this study.

Literary discourse has focused on the study of male involvement in reproduction from the narrow perspective of what more men need to do to increase women\'s acceptance of contraception and utilization of relevant by: 2.

Social Construction of Manhood in Nigeria: Implications for Male Responsibility in Reproductive Health Janice E. Olawoye, Femi O. Omololu, Yinka Aderinto, Iyabode Adeyefa, Debo Adeyemo, Babatunde Osotimehin Social Sciences and Reproductive Health Research Network, East Gate Road, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria1 AbstractCited by: Social Construction of Manhood in Nigeria: Implications for Male Responsibility in Reproductive Health Olawoye, male dominance is pervasive and affects reproductive behaviour and health status of both males and females.

Change in gender roles, including sexual relationships, will require enlightenment on the need for greater male. Abstract (summary): This paper examines social construction of masculinity and manhood and gender socialisation among the three major ethnic groups in Nigeria, with the aid of a combination of qualitative and quantitative data.

The sample included male and female, young and old respondents, representing the Yoruba of the Southwest, the Igbo of the Southeast and the Hausa of the by:   Babatunde Osotimehin () Male responsibility in reproductive health: the construction of manhood in Nigeria: phase I, and The Social Science and Reproductive Health Research Network.

ISBN Teton Book Makers, Ibadan. Pp e, Janice E. () Yinka; Adeyefa, Iyabode; Adeyemo, Debo; Male responsibility in reproductive health: The construction of manhood in Nigeria book Osotimehin, Babatunde () “Social Construction of Manhood in Nigeria: Implications for Male Responsibility in Reproductive Health” African Population Studies Vol.

19 (2). For young men in Africa, sexual experience is frequently associated with initiation into adulthood and achieving a socially recognised manhood. Prevailing norms suggest that young men should be knowledgeable, aggressive, and experienced regarding sexuality and reproductive health issues.

Olawoye JE, et al. Social construction of manhood in Nigeria: implications for male responsibility in reproductive health. Google Scholar Izugbara* CO. Notions of sex, sexuality and relationships among adolescent boys in rural southeastern Nigeria.

Whilst global recognition of the importance of male involvement in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) emanated from the International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo [], it is a relatively new concept in Papua New Guinea (PNG).In PNG women have been the principal targets of sexual and reproductive health services over the past decades.

Male responsibility in reproductive health: The construction of manhood in Nigeria (Phase 1). Ibadan, Nigeria: Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research.

Google Scholar; Social Science and Reproductive Health Research Network. Gender socialization and male responsibility in the family: A comparative analysis of three. Men are also important as clients.

Important family planning methods—male condoms and vasectomy—are used by men. Men also have their own sexual and reproductive health needs and concerns—in particular regarding sexually transmitted infections (STIs)—which deserve the attention of the health care system and providers.

Reproductive Health in Emergencies, who translated the vision and early drafts into this comprehensive toolkit. new responsibilities and experiment with independence.

They search for identity, learn to apply values acquired During natural and man-made humanitarian emergencies, however, family and social structures are disrupted. Dr Macha said infertility is a reproductive health, social and emotional issue which has seen one in five patients in the gynecology outpatient clinic present problems of infertility.

In a reproductive health survey conducted in in Moldova, 22% of the women interviewed reported they had been abused by a partner or former partner at some time in their lives. SRHR Sexual and reproductive health and rights allowed and valued in a woman or a man in a given context.

In most societies, there are differences and inequalities between women and men in responsibilities assigned, activities undertaken, access to and control over resources, as well as decision-making.

Reproductive health is defined as” A state of complete physical, mental, and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters related to the reproductive system and to its functions and process”. This definition is taken and modified from the.

Being female is a strong predictor of health promoting behaviours. Workplaces show great potential for lifestyle interventions, but such interventions do not necessarily take the gendered background of lifestyle behaviours into account.

A perspective analyzing how masculine gender norms affect health promoting behaviours is important. This study aims to explore men's health beliefs and.

In the book of creation, woman was created from man, so woman is a part of man, and he is incomplete without her.

Whether we admit it or not, the gender balance of. Within the framework of the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, reproductive health, or sexual health/hygiene, addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life.

UN agencies claim sexual and reproductive health includes physical. Good sexual and reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all matters relating to the reproductive system.

It implies that people are able to have a satisfying and safe sex life, the capability to reproduce, and the freedom to decide if, when, and how often to do so.

To maintain one’s sexual and reproductive health, people need access to accurate. Male involvement in reproductive health was initiated in Mwanza district by Ministry of Health with the support from UNICEF in UNICEF pioneered a project called 'Male Champion Initiative' and the aim of the project was to involve more men in their partner's reproductive health.

An expert in female reproductive system, Dr Steve Lemadoro said inabout - million abortions occurred in Nigeria while 56 million abortions occurred every year globally, out of which.

Guttmacher experts lay out priorities for the first days of the Biden-Harris administration to center sexual and reproductive health and rights as part of a necessary response to these crises and as a way to help as many people as possible achieve reproductive autonomy.

Themes» Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights» Gender & Gender Roles “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance” –.

Though research has documented experiences of stigma and its effects on the lives of women living with HIV/AIDS, there is limited research on heterosexual positive HIV men experience of stigma in Nigeria. This study explored how social context surrounding HIV diagnosis impacts stigma experiences of heterosexual HIV positive men and their construction of masculinity in southwest Nigeria.

The book is divided into 12 chapters covering demography, perceptions and beliefs, power, clinical issues including mandatory reporting, legislation and governance, prevention and politics. The book is fully referenced throughout.

This is a book that makes one consider the issues surrounding FGM and the challenges facing health professionals. factor in some types of occupational health impairment than simply being female. The effects of potential occupational hazards on women's reproductive health have been, probably, the major focus of concern in the health of women workers.

This concern has increased in recent years as more environmental hazards are identified and as more women. This edited volume brings together the work of scholars from different disciplines including sociology, political science and anthropology, and analyses how global institutions are embedded in local contexts within development aid.

It examines theoretical and empirical implications of the diffusion and anchoring of world polity institutions at the local and global volume furthers. This article seeks to address the dearth of evidence on early adolescent understandings and experiences of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) in Ethiopia and Rwanda, drawing on a multisite qualitative research study with to year-old and to year-old male and female adolescents and a range of adult participants.

definition of the biological categories male and female, and people’s understanding of themselves and others as male or female, is ultimately social.

Anne Fausto-Sterling () sums up the situation as follows: labeling someone a man or a woman is a social decision. We may use scientific knowledge to. A research review published in the Reviews on Environmental Health, “Plastics and Environmental Health: The Road Ahead,” notes that plastic is an ideal material for single-use disposable devices, because they’re “cost-effective, require little energy to produce, and are lightweight and biocompatible.” Yet the chemical compounds.

Method. Data analysed in this paper were collected as part of a larger community-based study 2 into men's reproductive and sexual health and treatment seeking, between andin which 55 men, of different ages and marital statuses from villages in the southern part of Karonga District, participated in reproductive and life history interviews in Chitumbuka.

() Purvis K, Christiansen E. Review: Infection in the male reproductive tract. Impact, diagnosis and treatment in relation to male infertility.

Int J Androl ; () Okonofua F, Menakaya U, Onemu SO et al. A case control study of risk factors for male infertility in Nigeria. Asian J Androl ; 7: ().

of health service centres** No. of hospital beds Public expenditure on health (% of GDP) % (during 9th Plan) () (approx.) % () * Majority of women receive health services from these health workers. ** Expansion of health service centres shows very slow progress from to. Social construction of manhood in Nigeria: Implications for male responsibility in reproductive health.

African Population Studies, 19, 1 – Google Scholar. The category “sex” typically organizes people by their bodies through five elements: reproductive organs, sexual organs, chromosomes, gonads, and hormones. Currently, the first two traits (sexual and reproductive organs) dominate sex assignment.

Possible sex assignments include male, female, and intersex. KEY THINGS TO KNOW. When analysing male stereotypes, in the context of gender equality, it is important to recognise that they do not operate in isolation.

Male stereotypes, or masculinities, function ‘ as an aspect of a larger structure’. This structure is gender. Gender denotes the social phenomenon of distinguishing males and females based on a set of.

Photo by Jiroe on Unsplash In a recent article, sociologists Sally Brown and Fiona McQueen demonstrate that a workshop approach to sex and relationships education (SRE) might provide a more-open style of discussion and exchange for young working class aim of the study was to understand young men’s views of SRE, particularly through a workshop experience that thematises “male.

True Manhood Campaign (part of Y.E.A.H.) This campaign took on various issues. From toHIV prevention was repositioned as a masculine trait: “True manhood means doing what it takes to prevent HIV”.

Fromthe True Manhood Alcohol Campaign encouraged young men and women to drink responsibly or not at all. A total of new clients have received reproductive health information, education and services.

( female and 7 Male) And on p FAHCI makes the following recommendations: Need to always involve health personnel to provide reproductive health information during meeting with borrowers. Girls’ education and promoting gender equality is part of a broader, holistic effort by the World Bank Group (WBG).

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