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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions: A Handbook For The Public

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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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Reflections On The Campaign Against Sex Selection and Exploring Ways Forward

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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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Doctors for Daughters- IMA Resolution to fight against Sex Selection

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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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Making your Clinic and Hospital PCPNDT Act Compliant

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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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Orientation Programme for Adolescent Friendly Reproductive and Sexual Health Services, National Rural Health Mission

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The number of adolescents (aged 10-19) in India is nearly over one-fifth of the population. Adolescent girls have limited choices and are caught in the cycle of early marriage, repeated pregnancies and childbearing. The Orientation Programme is interactive in which facilitators actively engage the participants in the teaching/learning process.

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Implementation Guide on RCH II Adolescent Reproductive Sexual Health Strategy for State and District Programme Managers, National Rural Health Mission

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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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Application guide for gender sensitive health service delivery

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An application guide for gender sensitive health service delivery was developed as a part of partnership with National Institute of Health and Family Welfare to mainstream gender issues in all health training at national, state levels and district levels.

 

 

 

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Journey of a Go-NGO Collaborative Process, 1998-2004

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The Government of India and several state governments have encouraged NGO involvement in development sector over the years. This document explores the processes adopted in capacity building and strengthening the partnership between government and NGOs to achieve reproductive and child health goals.

 

 

 

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National Consultation on RCH II ARSH Strategy

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Adolescents are at risk of early and unwanted pregnancy, of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS, and vulnerable to the dangers of tobacco use, alcohol and other drugs. The objective of the Consultation was to firm up the operational guidelines, particularly in terms of components related to training, service delivery, communication, quality standards and monitoring.

 

 

 

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Contraceptive Update: Reference Manual For DoctorsA publication jointly brought out with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, this reference manual along with the facilitator's guide helps to provide standardised information during

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A publication jointly brought out with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, this reference manual along with the facilitator's guide helps to provide standardised information during the process of a series of contraceptive update seminars being organised by the Ministry.  Apart from giving detailed information on modern temporary and permanent contraceptives, the manual also talks of reproductive rights and the critical components of quality contraceptive services.

 

 

 

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