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Status of Women’s Reproductive Health in Bihar

Based on the National Family Health Survey data for 2015–16 and 2019–20, the article shows the precarious sexual and reproductive health of women in Bihar. While there are some improvements in this period, multiple indicators emerging from social and institutional determinants continue to show poor SRH of women in the state.

 

The authors are immensely indebted to the external reviewer for comments which helped further to improve the arguments in this article.

One of the lesser discussed health-related issues concerns the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of women in Bihar. SRH indicates

a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system and to its functions and processes. (WHO 2010: 4)

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Published On : 17th Jan, 2024

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