Abril de 2020 - Liguaskill Exercises

Women´s Health

Being a man or a woman has a significant ________(1) on health, as a result of both biological and gender-related differences. The health of women and girls is of particular ________ (2) because, in many societies, they are disadvantaged by discrimination rooted in sociocultural factors. For example, women and girls face ________ (3) vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.

Some of the sociocultural factors that ________ (4) women and girls to benefit from quality health services and attaining the best possible level of health include: ________ (5) power relationships between men and women; social norms that ________ ( 6) education and paid employment opportunities; an exclusive focus on women’s reproductive roles; and ________ (7) or actual experience of physical, sexual and emotional violence.

While poverty is an important ________ (8) to positive health outcomes for both men and women, poverty tends to yield a higher ________ (9) on women and girls’ health due to, for example, feeding practices (malnutrition) and use of ________ (10) cooking fuels (COPD).

Source : https://www.who.int/topics/womens_health/en/


1. a. effect                          b. impact                           c. view

2. a. subject                       b. importance                   c. concern

3. a. numerous                  b. little                               c. increased

4. a. prevent                      b. enable                           c.lead

5. a. relevant                     b. more                              c.unequal

6. a. improve                     b. decrease                       c. empower

7. a. improbable               b. none                              c. potential

8. a. barrier                       b. door                               c. entrance

9. a. burden                      b. relief                               c. alternative

10.a.healthy                     b. unsafe                             c. expensive



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