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Feb 12, 2019
Family planning too limited in scope to cover gender justice; women's sexual and reproductive health a human rights issueSexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is not limited to women and girls but they are at the forefront of disproportionate consequences of lack of information and services.
Jan 16, 2019
Bihar deputy CM Sushil Modi there would be no need for family planning if education reaches everyoneGovernment should educate more people to control the population of the country as "illiterate people have more children", said Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi.
Sep 12, 2018
Family planning in India: Women brave health risks to opt for sterilisation, as men shrug off responsibilityOne in three married Indian women in the 15-49 age group resorts to sterilisation, often in areas where facilities are scarce and risk to their health high.
Sep 07, 2018
Section 377 verdict: Decriminalising homosexuality is a legal win but erasing social stigma will be a long and hard fightLGBTQ or sexual minorities whose long self-exile has come to an end, need support to get up on their feet and walk out of the shadows of stigma and discrimination.
Sep 06, 2018
India's healthcare apathy: Poor quality of care kills more than lack of access to treatment facilitiesMore than one million of 8.6 million preventable deaths were from neonatal conditions and tuberculosis in people who accessed the health system but received poor quality of care in 2016.
Jan 25, 2018
NFHS survey puts out shocking revelations: Few know about marital rape; female sterilisation rampant despite existence of condomsWhile 54 percent of rural and urban women are allowed to go to the market, 50 percent go to the health facility, and 48 percent to places outside the village or community.
Jan 05, 2018
Health ministry seeks more funds for family planning in Budget even though 40% of last year’s corpus unusedFinancial Management Report 2016-17 says only 60% of funds allocated for family planning were used this year
Oct 01, 2017
Ex-Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi says Muslims better off in India than in most countriesIntolerance is indeed rising in society but it is not likely to last long, former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said in an interview.
Jul 12, 2017
MTV Nishedh: African series on safe sex and family planning to be remade for Indian audienceMTV Shuga, Viacom 18's African series based on safe sex, HIV and family planning to be made in India. The show will be titled as MTV Nishedh and will deal with locally relevant issues.
May 05, 2017
Assam govt to approach Centre to ensure MLAs adhere to family planning normsThe Assam government has revised its draft population policy and will take it up with the Centre to ensure that the MLAs adhere to the two-child family planning norm.