25 April 2012
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DELHI --- “I am overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of girls and boys and the rigour they go through every day,” said Catarina Furtado, who was visiting Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya in Jaffarpur, Delhi, a school that... Read more
7 December 2011
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NEW DELHI — Midwifery practices in India got some much-needed attention at a recent regional workshop here organized by the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, and the International Confederation of Midwives. The workshop, held... Read more
14 September 2010
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When 20-year-old Hukam Kawar was brought for delivery to a primary health centre in Bhilwara District of Rajasthan, her husband Chan Singh was not sure whether his wife and child would survive. Though he kept praying to... Read more
5 March 2003
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Early in February, the India office of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, organized an event in Delhi to explore reproductive rights, including the rights of women. The event featured a combination of... Read more
9 December 2005
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Young people in India can now easily access information on how to build up their life skills against HIV infection and help change the course of the HIV epidemic, both in their communities and... Read more
12 August 2008
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Some 700 thousand girls a year are estimated to be ‘missing’ in India as a result of illegal sex determination and consequent elimination. What is behind this drive to have boy children – which is expected to have... Read more
11 May 2010
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NEW DELHI, India — The last (2001) census in India flagged a disturbing trend. According to the census, only 927 girls were born for every 1000 boys. Because the natural ratio favours more female than male births,... Read more
5 April 2010
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JAIPUR, India — A voter education campaign before village council elections in January and February has significantly increased the visibility of women’s health and rights issues in Rajasthan state. The campaign... Read more

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