Other Papers

Understanding Gender Biased Sex Selection - A Policy Brief

Gender-based sex selection is a discriminatory practice against girls that is result of a complex web of socio-economic and cultural factors.the most dominant contributory factors seems to be deeply e

Author:
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
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01 Jan 2014

Doctors for Daughters- Why do Daughters go Missing FAQ on Pre-Natal Sex Selection in India Missing Daughter

Sex selection is the practice of determining the sex of the unborn foetus and eliminating it if found to be female. How is sex selection done? In recent years, the use of ultrasound technology has bec

Author:
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
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01 Jan 2016

Sexuality and Disability in the Indian Context

Sexuality and Disability in the Indian Context presents an overview of the current scenario in India vis a vis sexuality and disability. This working paper is a collation of information and resources

Author:
Tarshi .
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01 Jan 2010

 

Toolkit for Integrating Gender Sensitive Approach into Research and Teaching

This Toolkit is based on the reports that map gender perspective in existing research and curricula, which six project partners involved in GARCIA project conducted in following countries: Belgium, I

Author:
Jovana Mihajlovic Trbovc, Ana Hofman
Document
01 Dec 2015

Reproductive Rights are Human Rights

The purpose of this Handbook is to provide NHRIs with tools and guidance on how to integrate reproductive rights into their work. This Handbook is intended to give an introduction to reproductive righ

Author:
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
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01 Jan 2014

Patient Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the deadliest gynecologic cancer and the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women. Research has shown that being treated by a gynecologic oncologist and receiving sta

Author:
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Document
01 Sep 2013

Research Papers

Ovarian Cancer 2014 Report - Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the seventh most common cancer in women (and the 18th most common cancer overall) worldwide. Approximately 239 000 cases were recorded in 2012, accounting for nearly 4 per cent of al

Author:
American Institute for Cancer Research
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01 Jan 2016

Gender-Differentials in the Timing of Measles Vaccination in Rural India

The paper investigates the factors influencing the probability of a rural Indian child being vaccinated for measles, and the probability of being vaccinated at the appropriate age, focusing on the rol

Author:
Anu Rammohan, Niyi Awofeso, Kazi Iqbal
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01 Jun 2014

The Impact of Gender, Immunization Status and Number of Siblings on Child Nutrition in Mogadishu-Somalia

The paper aims to explore the impact of gender, immunization status in children, and number of siblings in the family on child underweight; to describe the general nutritional status (weight-for-age)

Author:
Mohamed Keynan
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01 Sep 2010