Priti Patel sets date for event that was planned before Trump administration reintroduced so-called ‘global gag rule’

The campaign against Depo-Provera and the questions raised by the women’s groups still remain relevant. Reproductive rights, when reduced to “choice of contraceptives” without considering the overall health and well-being of women, result only in the control and “unfreedom” of women.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Devika Biswas Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/09/2016. This public interest petition raises very important issues concerning the entire range of conduct and management, under the auspices of State Governments, of sterilization procedures wherein women and occasionally men are sterilized in camps or in accredited centres. The issues raised also include pre-operation procedures and post-operative care or lack of it.

Research predicts African children will account for 43% of global poverty by 2030, although absolute number of poor will fall

CHANDIGARH: Punjab government's decision to scrap a sterilization programme, which was aimed at improving the state's sex ratio, and instead replace it with a health scheme under which girls aged b

The National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), the fourth in the NFHS series, provides information on population, health and nutrition for India and each State / Union territory. NFHS-4, for the first time, provides district-level estimates for many important indicators.

Simply put, climate change is caused by excessive production of greenhouse gases. As highlighted by the late Professor Tony McMichael, the “cause(s) of the causes” should not be overlooked.1 With climate change already close to an irreversible tipping point, urgent action is needed to reduce not only our mean (carbon) footprints but also the “number of feet”—that is, the growing population either already creating large footprints or aspiring to do so.

In a bid to curb the problem of unwanted pregnancy, health and family welfare department of Uttarakhand has decided to administer free of cost Contraceptive Injections to the women across all the g

More than half of the children in 10 out of 15 states are still anaemic shows National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) for 2015-16 released by the Union Health Ministry today said. It also showed that more than half of women were anaemic in eleven states .

Even though the government has selected 100 districts across the country where various measures are being taken to improve the child sex ratio, discrimination against the girl child still remains a