How being black and female affects your health

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses how the health of many Black women is affected in a negative way by factors such as gender, culture, poverty, racism, and increased risk of certain diseases. Describes how some Black women do not have access to culturally competent healthcare – that is, healthcare that meets their social, cultural and linguistic needs.