Reproductive health services in Punjab: Evidence of access for Scheduled Castes and non-Scheduled Castes

@article{Sharma2004ReproductiveHS,
  title={Reproductive health services in Punjab: Evidence of access for Scheduled Castes and non-Scheduled Castes},
  author={Pawan Kumar Sharma and Komila Parthi},
  journal={Social Change},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={40 - 65}
}
Primary data for 1,000 households, 500 each sampled from Rupnagar and Patiala districts of Punjab showed that contrary to the popular notion, SCs and STs did not overall display much difference in terms of access to reproductive health services. The overall favourable picture seems to be linked to the fact that the social gap between the non-SCs and SCs is not as wide in Punjab as in other parts of India, maybe in part due to the egalitarian influence of Sikhism. Some concerns do however remain… 
1 Citations

The Impact of Contraceptive Use and Empowerment on Fertility Preference Using Pakistan Demographic Health Survey 2012-13

TLDR
This data indicates that according to a woman’s sexual activity in the first trimester, a woman who has given birth to a boy is more likely to have a son than a girl.

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 13 REFERENCES

NGO efforts to prevent maternal and infant mortality in India.

In recent years there has been a growth of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in India. NGOs have been successful in reaching the poor and reducing mortality and fertility. As innovators and

The World Bank

TLDR
The Principles and Guidelines are a distillation of international best practice on design aspects of insolvency and creditor rights systems, emphasizing contextual, integrated solutions and the policy choices involved in developing those solutions.

Reproductive health of ST and SC women.

TLDR
The information pertaining to number of pregnancies ante-natal natal and post-natal check-ups etc. was gathered from 1002 SC and 915 ST women in the reproductive age group reveals the disheartening state of affairs.

Family Weyare Services in Punjab: Coverage and Client Satisfaction ( A Rapid Survey Assessment in Rupnagar District)

  • 1998

Family Welfare Services in Punjab: Coverage and Client Satisfaction ( A Rapid Survey Assessment in Patiala District)

  • Report submitted to Ministry of Health Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • 1998

Evolution of Family Welfare Programme in India, Volume-11, National Institute for Health and Family Welfare: New Delhi

  • 1992

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 1998. Manual on Community Needs Assessment Approach in Fundy Welfcre Programme, Department of Family Welfare

    Women and Child Development and Sustainable Development, Volume I , S

    • Chand & Company Limited, New Delhi.
    • 1997

    Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 1994. National Child Survival and Safe Motherhood Programme, Programme Interventions, MCH Division, Department of Family Welfare

      Evolution of Family Welfare Programme in India, Volume-11, National Institute for Health and Family Welfare: New Delhi. International Institute for Population Sciences and ORC Macro

      • National Family Health Survey
      • 1992