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For example, in relation to Vanuatu, Siobhan McDonnell (this issue) demonstrates how the identities manufactured by contemporary land legislation in Vanuatu, coupled with the social context in which they are situated, work to prevent ni-Vanuatu women from claiming, at least in most public contexts, their interests in land. View Article Google Scholar Harries J, Stinson K, Orner P: Health care providers’ attitudes towards termination of pregnancy: a qualitative study in South Africa.

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