How India’s Falling Maternal Death Rate Masks Acute Regional, Social Disparities

New Delhi: The steady fall in India’s maternal mortality rate over the last two decades glosses over significant variations between states, districts and social groups, show …

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Why India Needs A Targetted And Gendered Education-Job Policy for AIDS Orphans

Kolkata: Tinni* is all of 15 but she is weighed down by many anxieties about her future. She meticulously lists these in her diary: How will …

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Rising Caesarean Births Increase Inequity For Women Among Different Social Groups

Caesarean births are on the rise in  almost all Indian states, according to latest available data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5). In the southern …

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