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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

Family planning

Nov 19, 2019 19:43
In theory, India’s position on abortion is progressive. In practice, the law is flawed and punishes women read more
Nov 11, 2019 14:05
ICPD would be a tough act to follow but when we reconvene at ICPD+25, I hope it will give us renewed fervour, energy and thought leadership to work towards the unfinished agenda read more
Sep 26, 2019 15:57
Implementing the family planning programme should not be seen only in terms of contraception but through methods of achieving the larger goals of maternal and child health read more
Aug 31, 2019 19:33
Family planning which focuses only on women, and executed largely by women workers, will not yield the appropriate results. Male workers can convince men of the need for institutional deliveries and inform husbands of the need to be involved in child... read more
Jul 11, 2019 10:34
Bihar’s child per woman ratio is 3.3, higher than the national average of 2.3. The state also has a significant number of teenage births. Out of the annual 30 lakh births in the state, 3.5 lakh (approx.) are teenage births, contributing to the state’s... read more
May 03, 2019 19:01
Melinda Gates’ first book documents how she evolved from a career woman to a mother to one of the world’s biggest champions of gender equity read more
Jan 22, 2019 18:14
China could discuss the complete withdrawal of its family planning policy to allow citizens to have as many children they want during the upcoming session of its parliament in March, a population policy expert has said. read more
Dec 14, 2018 14:02
Dr Natalia Kanem, executive director of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says women in India today are much more empowered to take their own decisions about their fertility and with whom, when and how to space their children. read more
Dec 10, 2018 07:19
Fertility decline has been the slowest in Bihar, which is the third-most populated state after Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, with a population of 110 million. Bihar is the only state in the country where couples on average continue to have more than... read more
Nov 02, 2018 17:22
A new study shows that as the age of the father increases so does the risk of the infant being born prematurely, having low birth weight and requiring healthcare support after delivery. read more
Sep 29, 2018 14:15
The anganwadi wodker received a written communication from the state authorities in March informing her that she was being dismissed from work since she had three children. read more
Aug 31, 2018 01:42
The rule ars people with more than two children from contesting elections in residential societies. read more
Jul 11, 2018 09:17
Falling fertility and ageing populations in developed states will create huge employment gaps that will be filled by migrants from underdeveloped north read more
Jul 11, 2018 08:54
India needs youth-focused sexual and reproductive health programmes, along with quality education, to unleash its economic potential, says Lester Coutinho, deputy director, family planning program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. read more
Jun 23, 2018 18:01
The picture of a 78-year-old with beautiful skin went viral, causing a sudden buzz around the use of retinoids. Experts tell us how healthy these vitamins are. read more