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asianage
23 million child brides in India, says SC after criminalising sex with minor wifeviolates provisions of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and the Hindu Marr
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
violates provisions of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and the Hindu Marriage Act," it said. It also referred to a National Family Health Survey report revealing that 26.8 per cent women were married before 18 years. The figure, however,... Read more
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The Economic Times
23 million child brides in the country: Supreme Court expresses dismayviolates provisions of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and the Hindu Marr
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
violates provisions of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and the Hindu Marriage Act," it said. It also referred to a National Family Health Survey report revealing that 26.8 per cent women were married before 18 years. The figure, however,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India worse than Nepal, Bangladesh in tackling hunger; down 3 ranks at global levelenough people, the report said. Three concerns for child nutrition in India T
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
enough people, the report said. Three concerns for child nutrition in India The GHI report comes after the latest 2015-16 National Family Health Survey (NFHS) and cities three points of concern for child nutrition from the NFHS. First, the... Read more
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The Indian Express
Sex with wife below 18 years is rape, rules SC; underlines the girl’s right to choosejudgment also referred to the counter affidavit of the Government of India whic
The Indian Express / Posted 11 days ago
judgment also referred to the counter affidavit of the Government of India which drew the attention of the court to the National Family Health Survey — 3 (of 2005) which states that 46 percent of women in Indian between the ages of 18 and 29... Read more
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The Hindu
Centre wanted IPC Section 375 to staywhich is living in rural areas, continues to follow such practices as part of t
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
which is living in rural areas, continues to follow such practices as part of their tradition. As per the data collected in National Family Health Survey-III, 46% of women between 18-29 years in India were married before the age of 18. It is also... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Indian court rules child bride sex is rapeof child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before th
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 12 days ago
of child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before they were 18. The latest edition of India's National Family Health Survey shows a significant decline in underage brides - 27 per cent of girls in India got married... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Indian court rules child bride sex is rapeof child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before th
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
of child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before they were 18. The latest edition of India's National Family Health Survey shows a significant decline in underage brides - 27 per cent of girls in India got married... Read more
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Weekly Times
Indian court rules child bride sex is rapeof child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before th
Weekly Times / Posted 12 days ago
of child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before they were 18. The latest edition of India's National Family Health Survey shows a significant decline in underage brides - 27 per cent of girls in India got married... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Indian court rules child bride sex is rapeof child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before th
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
of child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before they were 18. The latest edition of India's National Family Health Survey shows a significant decline in underage brides - 27 per cent of girls in India got married... Read more
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News.com.au
Indian court rules child bride sex is rapeof child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before th
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
of child brides globally - more than 230 million Indian women married before they were 18. The latest edition of India's National Family Health Survey shows a significant decline in underage brides - 27 per cent of girls in India got married... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
37% women in Bihar believe man can beat his wife if she argueshas the right to spank his wife if she argued with him. Another 41% of the 45,
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
has the right to spank his wife if she argued with him. Another 41% of the 45,812 women surveyed, as part of the decadal National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4, believe that a man was justified in beating his wife if she showed disrespect for her... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bihar's population growth shows rising trend in 2016of contraceptives in Bihar dropped ten percentage points from 34.1% to 24.1% fr
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
of contraceptives in Bihar dropped ten percentage points from 34.1% to 24.1% from 2005-06 to 2015-16 according to National Family Health Survey data. The drop is steeper, and from a lower base, than three percentage point drop nationwide... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
3 years of Swachh Bharat: 2.5 lakh villages declared open defecation free, but 1.5 lakh claims not verifiedwebsite explains. As of 2016, 36.7% of rural households used “improved sanitat
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 days ago
website explains. As of 2016, 36.7% of rural households used “improved sanitation facilities”, according to data from the National Family Health Survey 4, conducted between January 2015 and December 2016. A majority (51.6%) did not, IndiaSpend... Read more
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dna
World Contraception Day: Here's why you shouldn't have a second child too soon after the firstby men to use contraception and women not using modern contraception methods to
dna / Posted 26 days ago
by men to use contraception and women not using modern contraception methods to prevent unwanted pregnancies Data from National Family Health Survey shows that along with India’s total fertility rate dropping in the past decade, the country... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Women lack access to contraceptive options, say expertssay experts. Even as the government continues to push for new methods of contr
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
say experts. Even as the government continues to push for new methods of contraceptives to boost family planning, the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 revealed that Tamil Nadu has seen no progress in oral pills usage. 0.20 percent was... Read more
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Business Standard India
How India is failing its infants long before they arrive at hospitalsfrom 69 deaths per 1,000 live births to 44, and under-five mortality fell from
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
from 69 deaths per 1,000 live births to 44, and under-five mortality fell from 93 per 1,000 to 54, data from the fourth National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) show. For five decades, the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Medical College in... Read more
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dna
Govt will get data on health parameters for women, children in real-time soonand children in anganwadis will now be collected on a yearly basis. So far, the
dna / Posted 29 days ago
and children in anganwadis will now be collected on a yearly basis. So far, the government has been relying on the decadal National Family Health Survey data. The Women and Child Development Ministry will collect data on stunted growth, weight,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Why Himachali women work: A jam factory may have answersabove the all-India average of 85.8% and 83%, respectively–reported participati
Business Standard India / Posted 30 days ago
above the all-India average of 85.8% and 83%, respectively–reported participating in household decisions, according to the National Family Health Survey, 2015-16. Kamla Devi is the 58-year-old pradhan (head of the village council) of Bhuira... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
C-section vs natural birth: Why are expectant moms increasingly coming under the scalpel?deliveries – births at hospitals, health centres and clinics – also doubled fro
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 days ago
deliveries – births at hospitals, health centres and clinics – also doubled from 38.7% to 78.9%, data released by the National Family Health Survey-4 in 2017 shows. “C-sections are effective in saving maternal and infant lives, but only when... Read more
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dna
New guideline for severely malnourished childrenFaggan Singh Kulaste said that there are over 93.4 lakh children suffering from
dna / Posted 30 days ago
Faggan Singh Kulaste said that there are over 93.4 lakh children suffering from severe acute malnutrition, as per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 4. “Out of these, 10% of the children with medical complications may require admission... Read more

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