State Consultation on Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – Call for Action

Chhattisgarh, Consultations, Report

In continuation with the ongoing process of holding consultations in different districts of each state of the project on Expanding Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Using Law, the first consultation of Chhattisgarh on Women Health and Reproductive Rights and Services was organized in Jodhpur. Many participants who ....
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Infant Death in Jagdalpur, Bastar: Fact-Finding Mission to Bastar District, Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh, Research and Fact Finding, Update

India has the highest number of child deaths in the world, with an estimated 1.2 million deaths in 2015 — 20 per cent of the 5.9 million global deaths. In the relatively new state of Chhattisgarh, formed in 2000 by carving out 16 Chhattisgarhi-speaking south-eastern districts from ....
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Fact-Finding Report on the Unnatural Prevalence of Hysterectomies in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh, Research and Fact Finding

Chhattisgarh is a central-Indian state that up until 2000 had been a part of its neighbour state, Madhya Pradesh. As of the 2001 census, Chhattisgarh’s population totalled 20.83 million people. Comprised of 16 districts, Chhattisgarh is one of the least developed states in India notwithstanding that it is rich ....
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Fact-Finding Report on Sterilization, Access to Contraceptive Information and Services, and Women’s Health in Bilaspur

Access to Contraceptives, Chhattisgarh, Research and Fact Finding, Sterilisation

An 8 November 2014 a sterilization camp resulted in 15 deaths in Takhatpur Block in Sakri, Bilaspur District, and Chhattisgarh. On 10 November 2014 doctors conducted sterilization camps in Gaurella Block at Gaurella, Marwahi, and Pendra. One woman died as a result of the Gaurella camp. Some women remain ....
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Maternal Death in Bilaspur District, Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh, Maternal Health, Research and Fact Finding

On 2 March 2015, Janko Bi died as a result of the State’s failure to ensure women’s fundamental right to survive pregnancy in Bilaspur District. It took a government ambulance one hour to reach her home. A pediatrician examined Janko Bi five hours after her family called the ambulance ....
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