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Poor Methodology

This is in response to “Managing Childhood Under-Nutrition: Role and Scope of Health Services” (Rajib Dasgupta et al, EPW, 21 April 2012) on the methodology that has been described in the article. The article points to a diverse range of problems that the Integrated Child Development Services...

Women's Work, Status and Fertility

Women's work plays a significant role in reducing gender inequality and is also seen to affect levels of fertility and child mortality. However, the relationship between female work participation status and autonomy and demographic indicators has not been clearly established. This paper attempts to bring out the conditions of women's work, status and their relationship with child mortality and fertility in a south Indian village. The aim is to explore the comprehensiveness of the term 'conditions of women's work' and how it reflects the entire milieu of a woman's situation.
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