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Reproductive health in India

Reproductive health in India

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English


About the Edition

Transcript of papers presented during a three-day meeting; includes issues of sexual health, adolescent reproductive and sexual health, maternal health, male reproductive health, domestic violence, and reproductive health seeking behaviour.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Michael A. Koening ... [et al].
ContributionsKoening, Michael A.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 383 p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16961828M
ISBN 108131601048
LC Control Number2008330756

Studies have indicated that boys are more likely to receive treatment from health care facilities compared to girls, when controlled for SES status. Numerous factors affect the prevalence of mental health disorders among women in India, including older age, low educational attainmentfewer children in the home, lack of paid employment and excessive spousal alcohol use. The current lack of access is attributed to a shortage of physicians and lack of equipment to perform the procedure. Although the topics of women and gender are recent entries in the historical scholarship on medicine in India, in a relatively short period of time they have become important foci and have raised several critical and fundamental questions. The notes were then revised, expanded, and checked immediately for completeness and accuracy.

This can only be achieved by scrapping away deep rooted and widely accepted misconceptions and speculations. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE. The responses from the FGDs were coded, grouped, and analyzed using standard techniques for analyzing FGD and emerging patterns were identified. Gender discrimination begins before birth; females are the most commonly aborted sex in India. Understanding Gender. Pp

The book lists measures necessary to address existing policy and implementation constraints and to improve the quality, acceptability, and utilization of services essential to women's health. Healthcare professionals often lack the knowledge themselves that impacts upon imparting information to the adolescent population who seek it. However, the slow pace of change in the judicial system and the aforementioned cultural norms have prevented the full adoption of policies meant to promote equality between men and women. Only the relatively mature unmarried women 20—24 years residing in urban areas with more than 10 years of education, engaged in nonmanual occupation, and coming from better-off families had higher prevalence of perceived importance of and receiving FLE than others.


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Participation in the study was voluntary. This applies to a quarter of India's young people who indulge in premarital sex. Mass media has had a highly influential, yet mixed impact, on the Indian way of life.

History vs. Reality: The State of SRHR in India

It provides useful insights for health policy development and public and NGO sector programming. Mangubhai, and J. Expertise from healthcare professionals along with patience and time will be required in order to bring about what is likely to be a gradual change in the existing conservative attitudes.

This can be achieved through education about sex and drugs and teaching the use of ethical and moral principles to govern their actions, in order to discourage ambiguity and the development of careless, unhealthy, and potentially dangerous attitudes.

In short, despite the strides made on several fronts, India continues to face a situation of considerable sexual and reproductive ill health and lack of informed choice. Men use greater privileges and superior rights to create an unequal society that leaves women with little to no power.

A study conducted by Pednekar et al. New Perspectives in South Asian History, no. According to the researchers, working women may be upsetting the patriarchal power system within Indian households. The data so collected were entered into computer using Epi Info version 6.

This made India the first country in the world to adopt family planning. Education Department, Government of Maharashtra,pp 96— B. I, Carendor, Oxford, The perceived contribution response describes the more favourable position of an individual when the individual's contribution is perceived as contributing more to a group than other individuals.

Often comprehensive sexual histories are not taken, and sexual health is not openly discussed due to cultural and traditional norms in society.

Other trends are disturbing, such as stagnating levels of maternal mortality, the spread of sexually transmitted infections STIs notably HIV, the persistence of wide gender imbalances and the limited exercise of reproductive rights by many, particularly women. Additionally the study found that women who were part of the labour force faced greater domestic violence.Apr 05,  · Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, this book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin atlasbowling.com: Maya Unnithan.

This comprehensive volume presents 19 pioneering studies, each offering key insights that enhance the understanding of a broad range of sexual and reproductive health issues in India.

The topics include: maternal reproductive health, infertility, abortion, treatment, sexual relationship formation, men's sexual health, coercive sex, and spousal atlasbowling.com Range: £ - £ Books shelved as reproductive-health: Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin, The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin, The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth.

Reproductive and Child Health in India: a Health Systems Development Agenda. Social Change. Sep-Dec 26().p. Nagi, B S and Singh, Ravendra. Reproductive Health of ST and SC Women. Social Change. Sept-Dec 26(3 & 4).p Pachauri, S. Defining a Reproductive Health Package for India: A Proposed Framework.

This comprehensive volume presents 19 pioneering studies, each offering key insights that enhance the understanding of a broad range of sexual and reproductive health issues in India. The topics include: maternal reproductive health, infertility, abortion, treatment, sexual relationship formation, men's sexual health, coercive sex, and spousal atlasbowling.com: $ Adolescent sexual and reproductive behaviour: a review of the evidence from India / Shireen J.

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