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Continuous fall in child sex ratio in India can bring the country face to face with a situation when it may become extremely difficult, if not impossible, to make up for the missing girls. This booklet captures the decline in the child sex ratio through the use of maps for key Indian states.

 

 

 

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Continuous fall in child sex ratio in India can bring the country face to face with a situation when it may become extremely difficult, if not impossible, to make up for the missing girls. This booklet captures the decline in the child sex ratio through the use of maps for key Indian states.

 

 

 

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Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system and to its functions and processes. 

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Report of the Workshop on Violence Against Women: Health Sector Perspective organised by the National Commission for Women and UNFPA in October 2004

 

 

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At a workshop held by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and National Commission for Women, the participants discussed the need for greater gender mainstreaming in health service delivery.  The recommendations talk of gender sensitisation in policy, planning and monitoring services. It also mentions the importance of creating an enabling environment and advocates that planning and monitoring be gender sensitive

 

 

 

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The National Commission for Women, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund, organized a national level workshop in New Delhi in October 2004 to hold intensive discussions on the growing prevalence of violence against women and its grave consequences on their health. This is the resolution unanimously adopted by the participants at the workshop.

 

 

 

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In the decade after ICPD, countries undertook several initiatives to translate promises into policy and programmatic actions. This document highlights trends and patterns in fertility levels and mortality rates, adolescent health, HIV/AIDS, gender issues and population ageing, and their impact on overall population and development goals.

 

 

 

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Health care providers are generally the only people women see in case of the physical abuse or violence. This information booklet is aimed at sensitising the service providers to violence as a public health issue, and the cause of reproductive health ailments.

 

 

 

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Violence against women is all pervasive. The document presents the debilitating effects of violence against women in its various manifestations like domestic violence, pre-birth elimination of females and sexual violence, and presents legal and policy measures to stem the practice.

 

 

 

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This is a multi-centric study capturing the experiences of users and providers with progestin only injectable contraceptive - DMPA.  Several service delivery issues have been highlighted along with important feedback on provider perspectives and quality of counselling services.

 

 

 

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