'Making of a strong woman': a constructivist grounded theory on young women's experiences at menarche in Papua New Guinea

Maulingin-Gumbaketi, Elizabeth Simaim (2021) 'Making of a strong woman': a constructivist grounded theory on young women's experiences at menarche in Papua New Guinea. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Elizabeth Gumbaketi explored young women's experiences at menarche in Papua New Guinea (PNG). She found that socio-cultural norms around menstruation restricts pre-menarche preparation impacting on young women's menstrual health and wellbeing. Health and Education sectors in PNG are using the results to improve sexual and reproductive health communication of adolescent females.

Item ID: 69876
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Menarche, Menstrual health and hygiene, Reproductive health, Papua New Guinea
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 Elizabeth Simaim Maulingin-Gumbaketi.
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Chapter 4: Maulingin‑Gumbaketi, Elizabeth, Larkins, Sarah, Gunnarsson, Ronny, Rembeck, Gun, Whittaker, Maxine, and Redman-MacLaren, Michelle (2021) 'Making of a strong woman': a constructivist grounded theory of the experiences of young women around menarche in Papua New Guinea. BMC Women's Health, 21. 144.

Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2021 23:53
FoR Codes: 45 INDIGENOUS STUDIES > 4516 Pacific Peoples health and wellbeing > 451607 Pacific Peoples health promotion @ 50%
45 INDIGENOUS STUDIES > 4516 Pacific Peoples health and wellbeing > 451603 Pacific Peoples cultural determinants of health @ 50%
SEO Codes: 21 INDIGENOUS > 2111 Pacific Peoples health > 211101 Pacific Peoples determinants of health @ 50%
20 HEALTH > 2005 Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health) > 200509 Women's and maternal health @ 50%
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