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Passage to change

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Before reaching out to adolescent girls, the project implementing partners set out to earn the trust of local gatekeepers. The task on hand was enormous. Parents were being expected to liberate their daughters from the four walls of their homes. Village seniors were being asked to allow young girls to roam freely. Adolescent girls were being motivated to question age-old norms. However, when efforts for social betterment are honest and persistent, positive change is bound to follow

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Standard Operating Guidelines for District Appropriate Authorities on PCPNDT Act 1994

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This is a comprehensive guidelines for effective implementation of the PC and PNDT Act. These guidelines have been put together by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with the United Nations Population Fund detailing the Act and the Rules in the form of these Standard Operating Guidelines (SOGs).

 

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Standard Operating Guidelines for District Appropriate Authorities on PCPNDT Act 1994

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This is a comprehensive guidelines for effective implementation of the PC and PNDT Act. These guidelines have been put together by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with the United Nations Population Fund detailing the Act and the Rules in the form of these Standard Operating Guidelines (SOGs).

 

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Choices not Chance

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Family planning is at the heart our mission. UNFPA is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person’s potential is fulfilled.

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Doctors for Daughters - Checklist to monitor ultrasound clinics

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Checklist to monitor ultrasound clinics
 

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Doctors for Daughters- Why do daughters go missing FAQ on pre-natal sex selection in India Missing daughter

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Sex selection is the practice of determining the sex of the unborn foetus and eliminating it if found to be female. How is sex selection done? In recent years, the use of ultrasound technology has become the most common mode of sex determination followed by elimination of the female. Easy access to ultrasound since the early 1980s has contributed to increased sex selection and the rapid decline in the child sex ratio. 

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Khushaal Parivaar Ki Or - ASHA Bahan Ke Saath (Hindi)

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The ASHA flipbook is designed in Hindi to help field workers disseminate information about family planning and contraception in a simple and interactive manner. The information in the flipbook has been divided into sections for: 1. Newly-married couples (Focus on delaying first birth); 2. Parents with one child (Focus on birth spacing) and; 3. Parents with a complete family (Focus on limiting child bearing). 

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Doctors for Daughters- Making Your Clinic & Hospital PCPNDT Act Compliant

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The pre-conception and pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of sex Selection) Act, 1994 is both prohibitory and regulatory in nature

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Concurrent Assessment of Janani Suraksha Yojana ( JSY ) in Selected States

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With a view to accelerate the reduction in maternal mortality, Government of India initiated a scheme called Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) in 2005 under its National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). The scheme aims at reducing maternal and new born mortality rate by promoting institutional delivery for which financial incentives are provided to mothers who deliver in a health facility. On the request of the Government of India, UNFPA commissioned this concurent evaluation study of JSY in five high focus states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

 

 

 

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Doctors for Daughters- An information kit for the medical community to address pre-natal sex selection

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As members of a profession which has a privileged status and has bestowed on us a position of honour, it is our ethical responsibility to ensure that no one from our profession indulges in unethical and unlawful practices. The Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act 1994– and its subsequent amendment in 2003 as the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (PC & PNDT Act) were not brought into force because common people were resorting to sex selection, but because the medical fraternity made it possible and easy for them to do so. 
 

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