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Sep 26, 2019
The mighty pill: What happens to the body when you take an oral contraceptiveMost contraceptive pills contain the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone - the same hormones that regulate menstrual periods.
Aug 20, 2019
India's population growing but not exploding; Narendra Modi's new found concern can be used to communalise issueIndia’s population grew by 17.64 percent between 2001 and 2011 to 1,210.9 million. This is faster than China’s 5.43 percent population growth during the same period. But, the last decade was also the first time after 1911-21 when India added fewer numbers than the previous decade.
Aug 15, 2019
On 73rd Independence Day, Narendra Modi advocates population control, says keeping one's family small is an act of patriotismPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over "population explosion" in the country, saying it causes innumerable challenges for the coming generations and asserted that the central and state governments should launch measures to deal with the issue
May 13, 2019
Child marriage, malnutrition plague tribal children in Odisha's Nagada; villagers, mostly illiterate, pin hope on govt for healthcare facilitiesAlthough largely clueless about politics and political leaders, the villagers of Nagada in Odisha continue to pin their hopes on the state government to take care of their health, development and infrastructure needs.
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.