Reproductive health awareness of school-going, unmarried, rural adolescents.

  title={Reproductive health awareness of school-going, unmarried, rural adolescents.},
  author={Neeru Gupta and Amit K Mathur and Mini P Singh and Nirakar Chandra Saxena},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={71 9},
OBJECTIVE In 1996, India included Adolescent Health in Reproductive and Child Heatlh Programme. This Task-Force Study was planned to test the awareness level of adolescents regarding various reproductive health issues and to identify lacunae in knowledge, particularly in legal minimum age of marriage, number of children, male preference, contraceptive practices, about STIs /AIDS etc. METHODS It was a multicentre study, done in rural co-education/higher secondary schools of 22 districts… CONTINUE READING