Research Papers

Consumption, Health, Gender and Poverty

Standard methods of poverty measurement assume that an individual is poor if he or she lives in a family whose income or consumption lies below an appropriate poverty line. Such methods can provide on

Anne Case, Angus Deaton
01 Jan 2002

Availability of Domestic Water and Sanitation in Households: A Gender Perspective Using Survey Data in South Africa

This paper analyzes the availability of water and sanitation in South Africa by gender of head of household. Lack of water and poor sanitation is one of the many challenges faced by poor urban populat

Esther W. Dungumaro
01 Jan 2009

Role of Rural Women in Sanitation and Hygiene - A Gender Study from Bhutan

This qualitative study was conducted in the three districts of Samtse (in the south), Samdrup Jongkhar (in the east) and Wangdue Phodrang (in the west). The following participatory tools were adopted

Pema Cheizom, Tshering Choden
01 Oct 2014

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

Gender in Medical Education: Perceptions of Medical Educators

The report is based on a study conducted among medical educators in seven medical colleges in Maharashtra regarding their perceptions on the relevance of gender in medical education. The study was und

Priya John, Amruta Bavadekar, Ameerah Hasnain, Asilata Karandikar
01 Dec 2015

Other Papers

Menstrual Hygiene Management

The National guideline for menstrual hygiene management has been developed with an aim to support adolescent girls in providing basic factual information about menstruation, its hygiene management als

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Government of India
01 Dec 2015

Integrated Women Sanitary Complexes (IWSC) in Tamil Nadu

Absence of sanitation facilities is primarily due to poverty and cultural inhibitions, and they are to be overcome. It is of paramount importance to ensure privacy and safety of women besides improvin

Rural development and Panchayat Raj department Government of Tamil Nadu
01 Jan 2012



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