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How Stigma Affects Women's Health

Jamiyah Hassan, Senior OBGYN and Fetomaternal Consultant, UITM | June Low, sex educator

16-Dec-21 18:00

How Stigma Affects Women's Health

A recent viral video claimed that some hospital staff prevent unmarried women from getting pap smears. We unpack this by asking: are medical staff making it difficult for women to access sexual and reproductive health services? First, we speak to an OBGYN to understand where this attitude comes from. Then, we speak to a sex educator about the impact of discrimination on women’s health.

Image Source: Aleksandr Khmeliov, Shutterstock

Produced by: Alia Zefri, Juosie Loo, Raihanna Azwar

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan


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