Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 10th, 2004
"Since 1991, contraceptive use has risen significantly in Uzbekistan while reliance on abortion has declined, yet reproductive health improvements have not translated into better conditions for sexual health," wrote C. Buckley and colleagues in the journal Studies in Family Planning.
"The prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases increased significantly in the 1990s, and UNAIDS currently identifies the Central Asian region as a high HIV-growth zone. Structural, institutional, and attitudinal factors have contributed to the disconnection between reproductive and...
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