Atis Dasgupta

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INTRODUCTION HIV/AIDS can lead to poverty affecting particularly women and young people and can halt or reverse socioeconomic development of a country. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the socioeconomic consequences of HIV/AIDS within the family. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out among patients(More)
Under pressure from a progressive social movement, the British government in Bengal passed the (Hindu) Widow Remarriage Act in 1856. Yet few such remarriages subsequently occurred. Standard explanations for this failure rest on demand side arguments – few contemporary men were enlightened enough to wish to marry widows. We question this hypothesis. Using(More)
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