Modi’s cash transfer scheme for pregnant women shortsighted, healthcare quality needs attention first

Access to Contraceptives, Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Articles, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Child Marriage, Delhi, Issues, Maternal Health, Media Report, New Delhi, News, Odisha, Quality of Care, Report

By Maya Palit On social media on 1 January, I came across many quips about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s New Year’s Eve speech. “Judging from the speech, the happiest person in the country should be a 65-year-old pregnant farmer,” went one. These were, of course, prompted by Modi’s promise to introduce a ....
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Presentation: Child Marriage in Odisha

Child Marriage, Education, Issues, Odisha, Presentations, Research and Fact Finding, States, WORK

During a judicial colloquium that HRLN held jointly with the Odisha Judicial Academy, Zahra Wynne, a researcher with HRLN, delivered a presentation on child marriage in Odisha. View the presentation content below.   ....
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Judicial Colloquium in Odisha

Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Child Marriage, Consultations, Education, HIV & AIDS, Issues, Maternal Health, Odisha, Presentations, Quality of Care, Safe Abortion, States, Update, WORK

  On the 17th September 2017, HRLN in partnership with the Odisha Judicial Academy held a judicial colloquium on the matter of reproductive health and rights in the State. ....
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State Consultation on Using Law to Ensure Reproductive and Health Rights

Consultations, Odisha, Report

Sexuality and reproduction are fundamental to human well being fulfilling relationship within diverse cultural contexts. Implicit in this vision is the idea that men and women will be able to exercise their rights to information on and access to safe, affordable and quality health care services improving access to ....
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Infant Mortality and Indian Public Health Standards: Fact-Finding Mission in Banki, Odisha

Maternal Health, Odisha, Research and Fact Finding, Update

In terms of the Human Development Index, the state of Odisha ranks at the bottom 22nd position (out of 23), and, according to the Planning Commission’s Tendulkar Committee Report 2009, the poverty headcount ratio of Odisha at 57.2 percent is the worst among all Indian states and ....
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