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National Family Health Survey


Increasing age of marriage will be exercise of carceral power by state which will disproportionately affect Dalit, Adivasi women

August 22, 2020 9:01 am

Efforts to address child marriage in India should be in consonance with the socio-economic realities that demand investment in education, welfare, and opportunities for women.

India’s children need a better deal

July 17, 2017 2:05 am

For a country that aims to be a regional power, the data on child nutrition confirms that the situation is abysmal. Save for Bihar, six of the seven states with the highest incidence of stunting, for example, are ruled by the BJP or the BJP and its allies – Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Bihar.

It’s time to talk. Period

June 26, 2018 11:57 am

As per the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16, rural Madhya Pradesh fares the worst in the country in menstrual health management, with only 26.4 per cent of women between the ages of 15 and 24 using hygienic methods.

Child rights issues missing from party manifestos, finds study

April 24, 2014 1:16 am

Children’s issues get a meagre 11 per cent weightage in manifestos of top 10 parties: CRY study.

J’khand’s poor maternal health story retold in post-delivery death

February 27, 2014 12:57 am

The state health department ruled out medical negligence.

‘11% of kids under five in state underweight’

February 12, 2014 12:24 am

State government releases latest malnutrition figures on the basis of survey under ICDS.

Driven by ignorance into teen motherhood

December 19, 2011 3:01 am

“Under no circumstances will we keep the baby,” says the mother of a pregnant girl,15,whose 17-year-old boyfriend is in a remand home and accused of rape

NACO plans ART Plus centres to provide second-line therapy

December 05, 2011 1:43 am

Presently,2,600 people are on second line drugs for HIV as they were critical despite taking medication.

Medics issue advisory on No Tobacco Day

May 31, 2011 1:47 am

With the world observing No Tobacco Day on May 31,medics have issued advisories to people to abstain from consumption of all forms of tobacco.

Lancet study co-author looks to widen research

May 26, 2011 1:17 am

The team of researchers that described the patterns of India's missing girl children in a recent study published in The Lancet now hopes to widen its investigation to Indian communities living abroad.