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Menstrual Management and Fertility Management for Women who have an Intellectual Disability; An Analysis of Australian Policy.

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A project funded through a Commonwealth R & D grant to the Department of Social Work and Social Policy, Univ. Queensland. The paper includes a literature search. The paper's aim is to develop information and resources. The introduction states that "debate is currently occurring... about the range and appropriateness of menstrual management and fertility management approaches for women who have an intellectual disability". The paper aims to "stimulate further discussion by identifying gaps and discrepancies in existing policies, and making comparisons in relation to the relevant literature". The analysis includes summaries of relevant Australian Family court cases, state legislation, Medicare information, policies of service organisations. The paper contains tables, appendices and references. Keywords: Legal, Women. Searchword: Sterilisation

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Author
Carlson, G., Taylor, M., Wilson, J., Griffin, J.
Source
Dept. Social Work & Social Policy, Univ. Qld.
Publisher
University of Queensland
Publication Date
1 January 1992
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Legal, Women
Origin
Australia

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