ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Health of Women and Children in Rajasthan

Narendra Gupta Pritam Pal Madhu Bhargava Mahesh Daga The major health issues of women are in large part reflections of their objective class situations, hut patently unequal gender relations mediating this material reality produce further deprivation for women. Further a number of women's health problems are strictly of a gender origin and affect all women regardless of their material status. Thus, in analysing the health situation of women, issues of gender may not be reduced to that of class, nor can primacy be assigned to either gender or class. This is the understanding which forms the basis of an analysis of the health situation of women and children in Rajasthan.

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