Statistically, African American women in the United States suffer from complications or death 243 percent more than white women during maternity. This is a common occurrence that many women and children face, but shouldn’t have too. Rebecca Skloots book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, is an example of the inequality shown to African-American women in the medical world. Specifically, the unequal medical care Henrietta Lacks received, which many other black women experienced. In her book, Skloot suggests that African-American women suffer from psychological effects after receiving unequal medical care, do not receive equal medical treatment during maternity, and are more likely to die from maternal complications.
The standard product marketing mix includes:Product,Placement,Price,Promotion.The right balance of all four parts ensures that the marketing plan for any product will be productive and enduring. Philip Morris USA’s marketing mix for their Marlboro brand tobacco products is an excellent example of how a perfectly implemented marketing mix can effectively create demand for a product, and help it to endure the test of changing social influences. PRODUCT Marlboro brand cigarettes were developed by Philip Morris USA in 1902. By 1983, the company had grown to become the largest tobacco company in the country. Marlboro brand is available at most convenience stores, and requires relatively little effort to obtain.Marlboro product items are considered
Many drugs for instance crack and heroin flow past the placental barrier, resulting in addicted babies who go through withdrawal soon after birth and fetal alcohol syndrome which can affect children of mothers who take alcohol during pregnancy. Pregnant women who acquire the AIDS virus through drip drug use pass the virus to their fetus. Effects on Society; Drug abuse affects society in many ways. In the workplace it leads is to high cost due to the work time lost and also inefficiency. Drug users are most likely going to have occupational accidents than sober employees which put them to danger and even those who
BAD EFFECT OF SMOKING TO TEENAGERS Smoking is a habit that many needless harm. Smoking is harmful to health. In our country, an estimated one-quarter of deaths from diseases related to smoking. This rate is expected to increase from year to year. In fact, according to some studies, showing that one of the two tobacco users will die from smoking or exposure to tobacco use.
Smoking causes lots of health problems not just for smokers, but also for non-smokers. Recent research has shown that non-smokers can suffer health problems if they spend long periods of time among people who do smoke. As a result, the people will be more likely to have lung cancer, bronchitis and heart disease. In addition, Nonsmokers have stronger bones than smokers. The research has shown that women smokers lose 2.3% to 3.3% of bone mineral density for every 10 pack-years of tobacco use.
In many cases, decisions made in court have been detrimental to women. Lenore J. Weitzman, who received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Columbia University, found that young mothers and older women experience a seventy-three percent decline in their standard of living, while their husbands average a forty-two percent increase in theirs (Weitzman). No-fault divorce has widened the income gap between sexes. One way to improve these statistics is through the legislative
Dr.Fergusson, a professional psychiatric, said that as much alcohol as you drink, as much addiction your blood absorbs (2009). Alcohol addiction is one of the biggest problems nowadays. On one hand, depression may lead to alcohol abuse. For example, women are believed to be more than twice as men to drink alcohol in order to escape from a past history. Unsurprisingly, people who drink and have a severe episode of depression tend to think about suicide more than any other cases.
This included increased levels of clinical depression, with over 50 per cent of female carers reporting being depressed for six months or more since they started caring. Young women in custody and leaving custody are at particular risk of poor emotional and mental health. MARGINALISATION OF WOMEN WORKERS While liberalization may have increased employment, it has worsened the quality of employment, especially for women. The article studies macro-level data to analyse employment of men and women. Data collection by official agencies uses faulty processes and much of women 's work remains invisible.
About half of all South African teenagers aged between 15 and 19 reported having had sex. Teenage pregnancy is considered as one major distraction to the success of many girls’ education. Teenage pregnancy is a social problem with biological and physical consequences. Sexual education is now part of the learning area ‘Life Skills” in schools, but teenagers still fall pregnant because they are not open and lack transparency when discussing sexual matters. Teenage pregnancy has always been a medical problem no matter how many young girls are educated about sexual intercourse, condoms, contraceptives and HIV/AIDS.
For instance, in China, there was a traditional infanticide, especially of females. Population of women has been decreasing because parents neglect the girls due to population control policy that one family must to have one child. As a result, the rate of male birth has been becoming higher than the rate of girl birth and the causes of kidnapping, temporary wife for men, and slave-trade of women have increased. Female infanticide has been becoming the violation of the fundamental human rights of women and neglect of girl supports to become the violate human rights. So a number of strategies should be implemented by governments and nongovernmental organizations to address the problem of female infanticide.