ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Unmet Need for Family Planning in Gujarat-A Qualitative Exploration

Over the last decade there has been a growing interest in estimating women's unmet need for contraceptive services. This paper briefly reviews the National Family Health Survey estimates of unmet need to describe a macro perspective for discussing the findings based on focus group discussions with women in two districts of Gujarat. It draws attention to the issues and considerations which go into the calculations of women with respect to unmet need which are rarely captured in large-scale surveys.

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