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Mum’s The Word...

The number of institutional deliveries in Rajasthan has increased appreciably during last 10 years but, despite that breastfeeding within one hour of the birth is very low. From medical reasons to traditional myths and now modern lifestyle, number of factors ... DNA, 1 week ago

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Gujarat grows, not all its children

The state has earned the dubious distinction of being the only rich state to figure in the top 10 states that have the highest percentage of stunting in children. The figure was revealed in the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) India report that was ...
 DNA1 month ago

36% women feel uncomfortable buying sanitary napkins: WHO report

Sneha Mahajan, an architect in Delhi, despite coming from an educated family, was using cloth instead of sanitary napkins until a couple of years back. Her elder sister still prefers cloth over pads, which she can wash several times. According to a survey ...
 DNA1 month ago

Menstrual hygiene and the female health in India

It has been revealed that about 43 percent of Indian women did not have access to sanitary essentials at the beginning of periods, while 36 percent felt uncomfortable in buying them with other customers around. According to a survey conducted by Women Health ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago India is unprepared for gathering teen sexual revolution  Prokerala2 months ago

Ahmedabad lower than Tapi in vaccination coverage

This may come as a surprise, but Ahmedabad lags behind Navsari, Tapi and even Narmada as far as percentage of children vaccinated for basic vaccinations is concerned. The National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) found that only 50% of children in Gujarat (in ...
 DNA1 month ago

Nearly half of Indians think wife beating is ok

Almost half of Indias population still believe that wife beating is a normal and acceptable practice in marital relationships. According to the pre-Budget Economic Survey 2017-18 presented by the government, 54% of Indians believed that wife beating is not ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

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 ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

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, ...
 Sify2 months ago

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 months ago

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 months ago
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