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Health and Nutrition Status of college girls in selected districts of Bihar

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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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Report on Status of Elderly in Select States of India, 2011

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The report covers a primary survey carried out in seven states - Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal - having a higher percentage of population in the age group 60 years and above compared to the national average.

 

 

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Health consequences of violence within marriage: Need for Strengthening the health sector response

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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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MEDICAL WORKFORCE SHORTAGE IN RURAL MAHARASHTRA: EXPLORING THE CAUSES

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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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Health and Social Consequences of marital violence: A synthesis of evidence from India

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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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Implementation of the PCPNDT Act in India:Perspectives and Challenges

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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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Declining child sex ratio in India (0-6)

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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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Coordinated Responses to Violence Against Women

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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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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions: A Handbook for Medical Professionals

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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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Frequently Asked Question and Answers on PCPNDT Act (Hindi)

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

 

 

 

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