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1. Women as veterinary leaders.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Correspondence : Veterinary Record 2021 Vol.188 No.11 pp.436-436

2. Unleashing the social capital of self-help groups for strengthening seed systems in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Women's empowerment and varietal replacement of crops are often unconnected domains in agricultural development; an experience connecting both in India has global potential. Rajiv Gandhi Mahila Vikas Pariyojana, a women's empowerment and poverty reduction program in Uttar Pradesh, embedded seed...

Author(s) : Boef, W. S. de; Samarth Singh; Pooja Trivedi; Yadav, K. S.; Mohanan, P. S.; Sampath Kumar; Yadavendra, J. P.; Isaacs, K.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.24

3. Feminization of farming, food security and female empowerment.

While female labour force participation is on the decline in many parts of the developing world, female participation in agriculture is increasing worldwide. Our review of the literature however confirms that employment in farming has not yet brought about a transformation in female lives and...

Author(s) : Asadullah, M. N.; Kambhampati, U.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29

4. A systematic review of labor-saving technologies: implications for women in agriculture.

In this study, we systematically review the literature on adoption factors and impacts of labor-saving technologies (LSTs) by smallholder and women farmers in developing countries. 85 articles are included in the review after meeting strict selection criteria through a search across several...

Author(s) : Vidya Vemireddy; Anjali Choudhary

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29

5. Gender marginalization in sports participation through advertising: the case of Nike.

The sport sector functions as a site of health-promotion by encouraging and enabling individuals to invest in their health and giving them tools to do so. This investment is often initiated by, or altered by, role modeling, or seeing other individuals engaging in sport. This could include family or ...

Author(s) : Rasmussen, K.; Dufur, M. J.; Cope, M. R.; Pierce, H.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.15 ref.66

6. 'It's not like she's from another planet': undoing gender/redoing policy in mixed football.

Competitive sport is often a gender-segregated activity underpinned by binary thinking that associates sporting talent with masculinity. In response to political, internal and grassroots activism, the English Football Association conducted a series of pilots to ascertain whether they should raise...

Author(s) : Hills, L. A.; Maitland, A.; Croston, A.; Horne, S.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.658-676 ref.32

7. Relationship between the use of Chinese herbal medicines and Sjögren syndrome risk among women with menopause: a retrospective cohort study.

Objective: Menopausal women appear to report a higher risk of Sjögren syndrome (SS). Although Chinese herbal medicines (CHMs) are proven to lower SS risk, the scientific evidence of whether it can lessen the occurrence of SS among menopausal women is limited. This longitudinal cohort study aimed to ...

Author(s) : Chung YuJung; Wei ChangKuo; Livneh, H.; Lai NingSheng; Lu MingChi; Liao HouHsun; Tsai TzungYi

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA

Journal article : Menopause 2021 Vol.28 No.1 pp.58-64

8. North Korean women's reproductive health experience.

Objectives(s): The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of women's reproductive health in North Korea through statements from North Korean female refugees. Design and Sample: A qualitative phenomenological study was conducted using Colaizzi's methods. Through purposive and snowball...

Author(s) : Han JungJin; Jin Seung

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Public Health Nursing 2021 Vol.38 No.5 pp.751-759

9. Socioeconomic determinants of cumulative fertility in Ghana.

The pace of decline in fertility rates in sub-Saharan Africa appears to have slowed or stalled in the last few decades. This study examines the socioeconomic associated with cumulative fertility in Ghana. Negative binomial regression models were used to estimate determinants of cumulative fertility ...

Author(s) : Nyarko, S. H.

Publisher : Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA

Journal article : PLoS ONE 2021 Vol.16 No.6 ref.52

10. The significant role of dietary intake of vitamin D in non-menopausal women health.

Optimal vitamin D status is very important for reflecting not only bone but overall woman's health. The aim of the study was to determine pharmacokinetic variability of 25-hydroxy vitamin D, to reveal and quantify the most significant factors that affect its variability in the population of healthy ...

Author(s) : Milovanovic, J. R.; Milovanovic, O. Z.; Lucic, A. T.; Djokovic, J.; Cvetkovic, T.; Zivanovic, S.; Barjaktarevic, A.; Pantovic, S.; Radovanovic, M.; Dimitrijevic, A.; Jankovic, S.; Radovanovic, R. V.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Women & Health 2021 Vol.61 No.5 pp.420-430 ref.31

11. The walls have ears: accessing participant narratives amid silence, secrecy, and mistrust.

Eritreans have long been considered a close- knit community bound by the memorialisation of history and the preservation of cultural practices. My anthropological enquiry into the everyday experiences of mental distress among diasporic women revealed that the depth of their exclusivity was a...

Author(s) : Mengistu, B. S.

Publisher : University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Journal article : Medicine Anthropology Theory 2021 Vol.8 No.1 ref.7

12. 'The sea is our life'. Woman in the fishery sector of the Valencian Community.

Traditionally the role of women in fishing has gone largely unnoticed, but now in recent years there has been a growing interest about them. However, the task of identifying and quantifying the role played by women in fisheries has yet to be fully developed. This study tackles the role of women in...

Author(s) : Herrera-Racionero, P.; Lizcano, E.; Miret-Pastor, L.; Mascarell, Y.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.278-300 ref.many

13. Reporting on water diplomacy: does gender matter?

In media, donor reports and research articles that address gender and water management, the focus is usually on water supply and sanitation at household level or local management in the agricultural sector. Transboundary water governance, water diplomacy and conflict prevention at an interstate...

Author(s) : Sehring, J.; Horst, R. ter; Said, A.

Book chapter : Water conflicts and cooperation: a media handbook 2021 pp.9-12

14. Profiles of working moms' daily time use: exploring their impact on leisure.

This paper identified latent profiles depending on the patterns of daily time usage amongst working moms in Korea and tested their relations to family- and work-related characteristics. The consequent differences in the levels of leisure attributes were further investigated. Taking a holistic...

Author(s) : Kim Youngseo; Hong Sehee

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.5 ref.84

15. Effects of short-term plyometric training on agility, jump and repeated sprint performance in female soccer players.

The aim of the study was to determine the effects of short-term (4 weeks, twice a week: 8 sessions) plyometric training on agility, jump, and repeated sprint performance in female soccer players. The study comprised 17 females performing this sports discipline. The players were randomly divided...

Author(s) : Maciejczyk, M.; Błyszczuk, R.; Drwal, A.; Nowak, B.; Strzała, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.5 ref.34

16. Sexual subjectivity among young female students at a university in Zimbabwe.

Perched precariously within the socio-economic hierarchy of the Zimbabwean nation, young female students in tertiary institutions adopt different strategies to survive and sustain themselves as they continue with their studies. This article considers how young women constitute sexual subjectivity...

Author(s) : Muwonwa, N.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.8 pp.1142-1152 ref.34

17. Partner violence and HIV testing uptake among Ethiopian women.

Guided by the Anderson Behavioral Model, the researchers in this study examined the association between emotional violence and HIV testing uptake among women, using the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey. Only 3,637 women between the ages of 15 and 49 years were included. In the bivariate ...

Author(s) : Alemu, D. G.; Haile, Z. T.; Iwelunmor, J.; Qiao Shan; Messias, D. K. H.; Conserve, D. F.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Health Care for Women International 2021 Vol.42 No.3 pp.276-287 ref.23

18. Impact of COVID-19 on mental health of employed women residing in Delhi-NCR, India: mediating role of working from-for home.

Women, who are "supposed" to do all their official and household work are now required to do all of it simultaneously because of lockdown amid covid-19. I did this study to analyze the perceived stress and depressive tendencies among the non-clinical population of employed women residing in...

Author(s) : Vanshika Beri

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Health Care for Women International 2021 Vol.42 No.3 pp.323-334 ref.19

19. Domestic violence against women during the COVID-19 pandemic: Turkey sample.

In this study, researchers aimed to assess the situation of domestic violence against women during the pandemic. 332 women participated in the study. It was found that emotional, verbal and total violence scores of the literate ones were higher. The emotional violence scores of the women who do not ...

Author(s) : Adibelli, D.; Sümen, A.; Teskereci, G.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Health Care for Women International 2021 Vol.42 No.3 pp.335-350 ref.53

20. Ethnomedicinal study of medicinal plants used to cure dental diseases by the indigenous population of district Buner, Pakistan.

This is the first study of its kind conducted with the aim to document and conserve the ethnomedicinal knowledge of plants used to cure dental diseases in Buner, Pakistan and to provide starting point for future pharmacological studies about new herbal drugs used for dental disorders. Several field ...

Author(s) : Jan, H. A.; Jana, S.; Walia, S.; Ahmadb, L.; Sistoc, F.; Bussmannd, R. W.; Ahmade, N.; Rommanf, M.

Publisher : National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 2021 Vol.20 No.2 pp.378-389 ref.45

21. They're comparing me to her: social comparison perceptions reduce belonging and STEM engagement among women with token status.

Belonging and academic engagement are important predictors of women's retention in STEM. To better understand the processes influencing these outcomes, we investigate how numerical underrepresentation (i.e., token status) triggers social comparison perceptions-concerns that others are comparing...

Author(s) : Derricks, V.; Sekaquaptewa, D.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Psychology of Women Quarterly 2021 Vol.45 No.3 pp.325-350 ref.many

22. Not all women who experience side effects discontinue their contraceptive method: insights from a longitudinal study in India.

Side effects are a primary reason why women stop using contraception, even though they may still want to avoid a pregnancy. The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), the largest source of nationally representative data on contraceptive discontinuation, only asks women who discontinued a method...

Author(s) : Jain, A.; Dwyer, S. C.; Mozumdar, A.; Tobey, E.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Studies in Family Planning 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.165-178 ref.23

23. Recounting the empowerment of women in rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal from information and knowledge in the fourth industrial revolution era.

The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) marks the new, advanced era of development in humankind, and globally countries are in the process of ensuring their citizenry's readiness. In South Africa, various govern-mental departments, organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and non-profit...

Author(s) : Jiyane, G.

Publisher : De Gruyter Saur, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services 2021 Vol.71 No.1 pp.41-50

24. I'm a mother, therefore I question": parents' legitimation sources of and hesitancy towards early childhood vaccination.

This study was conducted with mothers living in Ankara and registered in the year 2019 with the Immunization Services Unit of the Provincial Directorate of Health as cases of vaccine refusal. This qualitative study used semi-structured interviews to understand how mothers decide about child...

Author(s) : Çelik, K.; Turan, S.; Üner, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Social Science & Medicine 2021 Vol.282 ref.48

25. Male out-migration and the health of left-behind wives in India: the roles of remittances, household responsibilities, and autonomy.

In developing countries, labor out-migration has led to millions of married couples living apart from each other. Male out-migration brings economic benefits to the families in places of origin, but also leads to profound changes in the lives of the left-behind wives. It is unclear how the...

Author(s) : Lei Lei; Desai, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Social Science & Medicine 2021 Vol.280 ref.39