Research Papers

Mistreatment of women in the labour rooms of India: A call to action

There is mounting evidence, globally and in India, of mistreatment of women at the time of childbirthin health facilities. Women in labour are beaten, slapped, physically restrained, verbally abused a

Author:
Durga Vernekar, Sangeeta Rege
Document
01 Feb 2020

Integrating gender perspectives in gynecology and obstetrics: Engaging medical colleges in Maharashtra, India

Failure to acknowledge the impact of sex and gender differences affects the quality of health care provision, and is an impediment to reducing health inequities. Systematic efforts were initiated in M

Author:
Sangeeta Rege, Padma Bhate-Deosthali, Pravin Shingare, Srinivas Gadappa, Sonali Deshpande, Nandkishore Gaikwad, Shailesh Vaidya
Document
01 May 2019

Child Abuse and Neglect by Parents and Other Caregivers

Child abuse has for a long time been recorded in literature, art and science in many parts of the world. Reports of infanticide, mutilation, abandonment and other forms of violence against children da

Author:
WHO .
Document
01 Jan 2015

People Speak

Gender: Mainstreaming it in Medical Education An Interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran

TK Sundari Ravindran has a PhD in Applied Economics and is currently professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies,


Dr. Sundari Ravindran

In the interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran talks about the present status of our healthcare system and focuses the importance of gender sensitive medical services. She also discusses about her own experience and highlights the gaps in understandings among medical professionals in regard to gender issues in medicine.

GME Situation Analysis

Integrating Gender in Medical Education: Forensic Medicine and Toxicology: Gender Integrated Modules for MBBS. A Guide for Medical Teachers

Integrating Gender in Medical Education is an initiative of Centre for Enquiry Into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT), Directorate or Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra University of He

Author:
Centre for Enquiry Into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT)
Document
01 Jan 2017

Other Papers

Why are sex-selective abortions still prevalent in India?

A video giving information on sex-selective abortions, by Mary John a Professor with Centre for Women's Development Studies.

Author:
Mary John
Document
31 Jul 2020

The history of India's skewed sex ratio

A video giving information on India's skewed sex ratio, by Mary John a Professor with Centre for Women's Development Studies.

Author:
Mary John
Document
29 Jul 2020

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