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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice

2023, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A

Review Article: Respect for women’s rights and maternity care

S Kavitha, R Vijay, S Gayathri, S Bairavi and P Lourdu Mariakalpana

Women have a right to seek respectful maternity care (RMC) since it is legal this type of care is frequently provided in many unfavourable circumstances. The treatment of women should be based on ethical standards and respect for human rights and practises that take consideration of women's preferences and needs should be promoted. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), it refers to the care provided to all women that uphold their dignity, privacy, and confidentiality; ensures their freedom from abuse and mistreatment; gives them the information they need to make an informed decision; and provides them ongoing support throughout labour and delivery.
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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
How to cite this article:
S Kavitha, R Vijay, S Gayathri, S Bairavi, P Lourdu Mariakalpana. Review Article: Respect for women’s rights and maternity care. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2023;6(1):40-42. DOI: 10.33545/26630427.2023.v6.i1a.134
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