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UN study reports Asian economic crisis has hit women's health

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 13 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:420
  1. James Ciment
  1. New York

    A report issued by the United Nations Population Fund last week reported that the economic crisis that struck South East Asia beginning in late 1997has had a disproportionate effect on girls and women.

    According to the report, Southeast Asian Populations in Crisis, reproductive health care, education, and employment have continued to be affected by the ongoing slump in the region's economy. …

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