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An overview of declining child sex ratio in India and Madhya Pradesh (Hindi)

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As part of the SKCC project, a research was carried out on the nutritional and health status of college going girls in districts of Bihar by the college students.

 

 

 

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This policy brief provides a synthesis of available evidence of the magnitude of marital violence experienced by women, including married young women, in India, and the ways in which the experience of physical and sexual violence within marriage compromises health, with a focus on sexual, reproductive and child health, as well as mental health. It argues for strengthening the health sector response to address the needs of women who have experienced marital violence

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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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The study report focuses on two major aspects that are often the most significant of successful implementation of any law. One is the whole administrative set-up that is on offer to implement a law.   This study has therefore sought to understand the status of implementation structures and the current system of implementation being followed, specific focus on functionality. The second aspect of this study is the legal perspective and current status of legal activity in terms of case law documentation and legal rigour in reaching logical ends to an original complaint. Right through the effort, bottlenecks and barriers as identified have been mapped that they can be addressed and remedial measures rapidly brought into force.

 

 

 

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This report synthesises what is known about the health and social consequences of marital violence for women in India. The review focuses on sexual, reproductive and child health consequences. It also reviews evidence of a range of social outcomes including substance use, women's autonomy and self efficacy; and inter-generational effects (witnessing parental violence when growing up). The study was undertaken with support from UNFPA.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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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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