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NFHS shows decline in Child Marriages from 47.4% in 2005-06 to 26.8% in 2014-15
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NFHS shows decline in Child Marriages from 47.4% in 2005-06 to...

NFHS shows decline in Child Marriages from 47.4% in 2005-06 to 26.8% in 2014-15 As per National Family Health Survey, the percentage of women (in the age group 20-24 years), who were married before legal age, has reduced from 47.4% in 2005-06 to 26.8% in ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago

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69 percent Kerala housewives ‘approve of’ domestic violence!

New Delhi: A majority of housewives in Kerala seemed to have 'no objection' to domestic violence triggered by their own 'disobedient' behaviour. The most recent National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) showed that 69 percent of the housewives sampled in the ...
 Mathrubhumi1 day ago

India is unprepared for gathering teen sexual revolution

New Delhi, Jan 12: One in four Indian women is married before 18, and 7.8 per cent of women aged 15 to 19 are pregnant or mothers, according to the latest available 2015-16 National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 data.While the percentage of women married ...
 Prokerala5 days ago
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BJP leaders see growing Muslim population a threat, but facts don't back them

As two elected representatives of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), including a union minister, cite rising Muslim population as a threat, the facts are: Muslim mothers have three children on average, while Hindus have two, but fertility rates are falling, ...
 Sify1 week ago
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Jammu and Kashmir ranked number 1 in India for bringing down Infant Mortality Rate

Militancy-plagued Jammu and Kashmir is on a high after the restive state was ranked number one in reducing the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in the country. Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra said the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of the state has dropped by 10 ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
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Does India need condom ads? YES!

With India set to be the world's most populous country by 2030, there is a growing need to control population through better use of contraceptives, says Abhishek Waghmare. On December 11, the information and broadcasting ministry told television channels to not air advertisements for condoms, “which are for a particular age group”, between 6 am and 10 pm.   The reason given by the director of broadcasting was that these could be “indecent/inappropriate for viewing by ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
DNA

National survey reports drop in malnutrition

There is a decrease in indicators of malnutrition among children, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar told Rajya Sabha on Thursday while answering a question pertaining to malnutrition in India. “As per the report of the ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
DNA

DNA THEME: Bride & prejudice... How SC ruling can help

The recent Supreme Court ruling that sex with a minor wife amounts to rape, could be a game changer for underage girls aged between 0 and 19 years in the state who are already mothers. This judgment will indisputably correct the view that early marriage is a ...
 DNA2 months ago
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