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A study to explore the causes of medical workforce shortage in rural maharashtra was commissioned by UNFPA to understand and identify the factors that impede doctors from joining Government Service. The Study was undertaken by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

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Developed by Centre for Development Studies, for United Nations Population Fund. This book is an attempt towards understanding the varied perspective of declining child sex ratio (0-6) and how it has evolved over time. 

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The report is a documentation of interventions supported by the UNFPA India Country Office. UNFPA has been working closely with the Government of India as well as with the state governments to strengthen health sector responses to violence against women (VAW). The report talks about interventions aimed at addressing VAW and facilitating preventive processes in five states - Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Kerala.

 

 

 

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The medical community, which has the potential to play a major role in eradicating sex selection, has instead contributed to its prevalence. This handbook answers questions specific to medical professionals while outlining their responsibilities towards society.

 

 

 

 

 

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Downward trend in Child Sex Ratio continues unabated in India. This UNFPA commissioned study takes stock of the initiatives taken so far, and presents a consolidated view of the reasons for the continuing decline in CSR.

 

 

 

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This handbook for general public throws light on various provisions and applications of the PC & PNDT Act, and encourages people to be part of a social movement to actively discourage the rampant discrimination against girl child.

 

 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions on PCPNDT Act and their answers (Hindi)

 

 

 

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IMA expresses its concern over the declining male to female child sex ratio in the country
and its adverse consequences on the society. Prenatal sex determination needs to be
strongly condemned. Members of the Association are advised to desist from such illegal,
unethical and unsocial practice of prenatal sex determination. IMA is committed to work
on this issue proactively, for reversal of declining child sex ratio and ensuring a gender
balanced and healthy society.

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Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health (ARSH) is a key objective of Reproductive and Child Health Phase - II (RCH II) Programme and National Rural Health Mission. This guide is designed to help key resource persons at the district and state levels in implementing the broad framework of the National Strategy.

 

 

 

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The pamphlet was developed in collaboration with IMA and is meant primarily for clinics and practitioners so that the clinics and hospitals act in accordance with the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994.

 

 

 

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