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Ramadoss' smoking ban is year's highlight

A dogged Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss overcame stiff resistance from the tobacco lobby to press ahead with a ban on smoking and stepped up his campaign during the year against junk food. The......

Bihar tops states in domestic violence

Nearly 60 per cent of married women in Bihar are victims of domestic violence, the highest in India, according to a survey by the Union Health and Family Affairs Ministry.An alarming 59 per cent of......

Mumbai women top list of divorcees

Women from Mumbai top the list of divorcees across the country in 15-49 age group, says a new government survey."In Mumbai, 0.4 per cent women in 2005-06 have opted for divorce while in Delhi, it......

Govt survey calls for sex education in schools

Notwithstanding the controversy over sex education in schools, a government survey has found that most people feel the right age to teach children about HIV and changes in their bodies is at the......

Over 40% married women face domestic violence

About 40 per cent of ever married women in India have experienced physical or sexual violence at some stage with Bihar having the dubious distinction of highest number of spousal violence cases,......

Rs 32 a day: Playing dirty politics with the poor

Second-generation neoliberal policies, coupled with multiple failures on the food front, could do to the UPA what India Shining did to the NDA in 2004, says Praful Bidwai.The United Progressive......

India: Elusive healthcare for the poor

India's poor health status, particularly in relation to a country like Bangladesh, which enjoys a lower level of income, has significant implications. If this continues despite high growth and......

Reservations: The real reasons

Although a lot of emotion is being spent on the issue of reservations, national-level leaders and parties need to make a rational choice.The reservation juggernaut continues. It has already......

Quota: Just how many OBCs are there?

Around 36 per cent of the country's population is defined as belonging to the Other Backward Classes according to the National Sample Survey's 1999-2000 round, and not 52 per cent as defined by the......
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Q. agle 12 mahino me hamare desh me bhukhmari lagbhag 20 % AUR bad jayegi..kaun zimmewar hoga..bhukh se mauto ka..Congress me ?
:  A. Hunger Facts 1. Hunger remains the No.1 cause of death in the world. Aids, Cancer etc. follow. 2. There are 820 million chronically hungry...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/agle-12-mahino-me-hamare-desh-me-bhukhmari-lagbhag-20--aur-b//answers/17298209

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Q. As per national family health survey(NFHS-2) the 5 major reasons for violence against women in a marriage:1) Alcohol 2) Economics 3) Extra marital 4) Personality disorder 5) In lawsWhat do you make of it? comment
Jaijaisriram:  A. this is according to national survey. but have you experienced any five of these personally. i have been married for 35 years and no such thing has happend in my faimily. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/as-per-national-family-health-surveynfhs-2-the-5-major-reaso/17298053/answers/16657853

Josna
Q. As per survey conducted by the national family health( NFHS-2), 68% of married woman need the permission of their husbands/in laws to go to market, 76% to visit relatives and friends, 40% to spend any money and 20% are subjected to domestic violence. The last may be much higher as it is believed many surveyed women lie in this regard. What is your opinion about this facts?
Josna:  A. In the US, it is no different, for Single Mom's 2 b subject to Domestic Violence. I mean, I dunno abour the permissions thing personally, I...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/as-per-survey-conducted-by-the-national-family-health-nfhs-2/16657725/answers/16657765

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Q. Violence against woman present in a marriage,1) Both uneducated ........................... 48%2)Husband educated than wife......... 36%3)Wife educated than husband......... 32%4) Both educated................................ 23%As per the national family health survey (NFHS-2). comment
Josna:  A. Violence towards women in marriage is present in all societies irrespevtive of nations. In India this maybe more due to the following reasons for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/violence-against-woman-present-in-a-marriage1-both-uneducate/16657742/answers/16657816

Josna
Q. Though India has booming economy yet According to Indias third National Family Health Survey (NFHS-III) of 2005-06, 20 per cent of Indian children under five years are wasted due to acute under nutrition and 48 per cent are stunted due to chronic under nutrition. Seventy per cent of children between 6 months and 59 months are anaemic. Isn\'t OUR HEALTH POLICY NOT IN PLACE ?
Josna:  A. You are right. We are spending a minuscule of our GDP on health while major chunk is eaten up by the defence and other sectors. Whatever minute...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/though-india-has-booming-economy-yet-according-to-indias-thi/16657714/answers/16423631

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Do parties care?

It is time to examine the health needs of India against the stand of political parties on health care. As the summer temperature soars so also the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/399201/health-care-all-do-parties.html
Each Child Deserves Attention

The Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) is committed to the improvement of the health and well being of all children. Dr Vijay Yewale , President,... ...

http://ehealth.eletsonline.com/2014/04/each-child-deserves-attention/
A Sarpanch's big idea

For tribal communities, the forest has traditionally been their habitat, their source of income and their nutritional lifeline. So protection of... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=30882
No safe havens for victims of domestic violence

New Delhi: Sh e married him at 14. It was a love marriage. Within two years, she was pregnant. She didn't know she was marrying an alcoholic. And... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/xH2nXJrlPlTEjsYRDuWLAI/No-safe-havens-for-victims-of-domestic-violence.html
Economic growth makes little difference to child undernutrition

and 31 December 2011, compares the change in aggregate national income with the change in the risk of an individual child being undernourished.... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/ptr7VPH8vYWPSyXbdT9kxO/Economic-growth-makes-little-difference-to-child-undernutrit.html

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