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The analysis covers the period 2001-12 and uses the government's Sample Registration System data to track trends over time as well as calculate numbers missing at birth due to sex selection in India and large states

 

 

 

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The International Center for Research on Women (ICR W), in collaboration with UNF PA, adapted the International Men and Gender Equality Survey methodology to understand the intrinsic relationship between masculinity, son

preference and intimate partner violence in seven states of India. This research brief presents and discusses the findings of this study for the state of Odisha.

 

 

 

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In order to assess the effectiveness of special financial incentive schemes for the girls, UNFPA commissioned a desk review of fifteen ongoing schemes based on secondary data and supported an assessment of Dhanalakshmi Scheme based on a primary survey.

 

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The International Center for Research on Women (ICR W), in collaboration with UNF PA, adapted the International Men and Gender Equality Survey methodology to understand the intrinsic relationship between masculinity, son

 

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What is sex selection? What are its root causes? How does it impact India's sex ratio at birth? What can we do to address this illegal practice?  This booklet answers such vital questions, and more...

 

 

 

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This report is an outcome of research collaboration between the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New Delhi, the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore and the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on "Assessing the Quality of Civil Registration System Data at the District Level". The study assesses the quality of civil registration data and derives district-level estimates of vital indicators - crude birth rate, crude death rate, infant mortality rate, still birth rate, sex ratio at birth, and sex ratio at death for the year 2011.

 

 

 

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This publication maps the trends in Child Sex Ratio (CSR) over the decade between 2001 and 2011. It tracks the shifts in urban and rural ratios from 1991-2011, and highlights both the degree and patterns of change at the district level, across India.

 

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This Information Brief presents and discusses various facets and issues related to surrogacy in the country - the arrangement, players involved, health risks, citizenship issues of children born from surrogacy, etc. These and other key social and legal aspects related to surrogacy are included in this booklet.

 

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United Nations Population Fund collaborated with Institute for Social and Economic Change (Bangalore), Institute of Economic Growth (Delhi) and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai) - to conduct an in-depth survey on ‘Building a Knowledge Base on Population Ageing in India (BKPAI)'. The two main components of the study are: (i) research using secondary data; and (ii) collecting primary data through sample surveys on socio-economic status, health and living conditions of the elderly that can be used for further research, advocacy and policy dialogue.

 

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A brief report on the status of elderly brings out pointers for policy response for the state of Himachal Pradesh. The findings is based on the primary research conducted by UNFPA and its partner institutions - ISEC, Bangalore, IEG, Delhi and TISS, Mumbai.

 

 

 

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