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Short Story: The Octopus

Short Story: The Octopus

A seductive tale of love, marriage, desire, promiscuity, quirks of fate and submission, emblazoned with complicated family history.

20 March 2022
The Changing, Unchanging Contours Of Some Key Indian Policies

The Changing, Unchanging Contours Of Some Key Indian Policies

Food, safe options for family planning and the right to quality education are some of the development goals of every nation. Experts closely involved in these...

08 October 2021

Lockdown Saga: High Demand, Skewed Supply Of Contraceptives In Rajasthan Villages

As per an NGO report, the demand grew when the pandemic struck and services halted and reaching the Primary Health Centres for contraceptives became difficult...

Can Contraception Services Be Made Disaster-proof?

Can Contraception Services Be Made Disaster-proof?

A survey conducted by WHO in 105 countries to assess the impact of Covid-19 on essential services, estimated that family planning services were disrupted in...

11 July 2021

15% Women From Low-Income Households Couldn’t Access Contraceptives During Lockdown: Study

‘Approximately 16 per cent of women, who used menstrual pads before the pandemic, had no or limited access to menstrual pads between March and November,’...

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11 June 2021
You Have 6 Siblings Mr CM, Don't Preach Us On Family Planning, Muslims Tell Himanta

You Have 6 Siblings Mr CM, Don't Preach Us On Family Planning, Muslims Tell Himanta

Himanta Biswa Sarma had yesterday said the population explosion within the community needed to be controlled which would enable them to overcome poverty


28 May 2021
Report Predicts 1 Million Unintended Pregnancies As Covid Hits Condom Sales

Report Predicts 1 Million Unintended Pregnancies As Covid Hits Condom Sales

Released by a group of India’s most prominent condom manufacturers and suppliers, India's first-ever Condomology report shows a 48% dip in condom sales in...


16 March 2021
'We Are Always On Call, Be It Day Or Night'

'We Are Always On Call, Be It Day Or Night'

Here’s a story of three Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA workers)of Uttar Pradesh who defied the pandemic to help women in need


08 March 2021
Empowering Women In Family Planning Helps Mother and Child

Empowering Women In Family Planning Helps Mother and Child

Gender Inequality denies Indian women reproductive choices, which is linked to maternal and children’s mortality and health and nutrition outcomes.


15 February 2021
How Family Planning Empowers Women, And Helps Fight Malnutrition  

How Family Planning Empowers Women, And Helps Fight Malnutrition  

Apart from checking teenage pregnancies and deaths, family planning also lowers death rate for children, wasting and stunting.


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12 December 2020
Can't Coerce Family Planning: Centre Tells SC

Can't Coerce Family Planning: Centre Tells SC

PIL to control population was filed by BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay challenging a Delhi High Court order


11 August 2020
Lockdown Effect: Spike In Unplanned Babies, Abortions

Lockdown Effect: Spike In Unplanned Babies, Abortions

Lack of access to contraceptives and family planning services during the COVID-19 induced lockdowns led to an alarming rise in the pregnancy rate across the...


02 June 2020
Bihar Govt Distributes Condoms Among Migrants Leaving Quarantine Centres

Bihar Govt Distributes Condoms Among Migrants Leaving Quarantine Centres

The health coordinators have been distributing two packets of condoms at quarantine centres, ASHA workers have been distributing them during door-to-door...


14 March 2020
Linkages Between Family Planning and Nutrition

Linkages Between Family Planning and Nutrition

Integration of family planning and reproductive health services in nutrition programming, an important intervention, is often overlooked. There is a need for...


14 February 2020
‘Together We Can’

11 September 2018
In Assam, Muslims Are Warming Up To Family Planning Methods

In Assam, Muslims Are Warming Up To Family Planning Methods

Muslims constitute nearly 35 per cent of Assam’s 33 million people and the high birth rate among the community is a major source of friction over the...


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05 February 2018
This New Study Could Pave The Way For Novel Contraceptive

This New Study Could Pave The Way For Novel Contraceptive

However, the researchers cautioned against expectations of an immediate product.


12 December 2017
Condom Ads 'Indecent, Inappropriate', To Be Aired On TV Only Between 10pm And 6am, Rules I&B Ministry

Condom Ads 'Indecent, Inappropriate', To Be Aired On TV Only Between 10pm And 6am, Rules I&B Ministry

This comes after repeated complaints by the viewers alleging "indecency, especially for children", added the advisory.


22 September 2017
Bangladesh To Provide Birth Control Kits To Rohingya Refugees After Camp Sees 200 Deliveries In A Month

Bangladesh To Provide Birth Control Kits To Rohingya Refugees After Camp Sees 200 Deliveries In A Month

Plans are being chalked up to motivate the Rohingyas to keep their family size small alongside providing them with kits containing birth control pills and...


08 July 2017
For A Boy, Forever

For A Boy, Forever

Preference for the male child hampers efforts to control India’s population


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