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Population and Reproductive Health in IndiaAn Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs$
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Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, P M Kulkarni, K G Santhya, and Firoza Mehrotra

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780198096238

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.001.0001

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Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage

(p.1) 1 Setting the Stage
Population and Reproductive Health in India

K.G. Santhya

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

Oxford University Press

This introductory chapter describes the approach and methodology adopted in this volume, and provides the background in which population issues, sexual and reproductive health and choice are experienced in India. The chapter describes the range of policies and laws affecting population and sexual and reproductive health in India, the goals and targets set in various policies, and a brief description of the extent to which these goals and targets have been achieved.

Keywords:   Introduction, policies, laws, population, indicators, sexual and reproductive health

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