Reproductive Health : Books

There are 3 documents in this section.

  • Stepping Out: Life and Sexuality in Rural India

    18 September 2003

    Perhaps the best way to summarise this revealing book is to let the author speak for herself. Below we reproduce an interview, first published in The Times of India, in which the celebrated Indian author, Mrinal Pande, spoke to Lalita Panicker.

  • Responding to Cairo

    24 May 2002

    This 462-page volume documents the global response to the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo. The ICPD Programme of Action called for population programmes to take a client-oriented approach to reproductive health and attend to issues of gender, sexuality, and empowerment.

  • Birth Rights

    13 December 2001

    The lifetime chance of a woman dying from complications of pregnancy, unsafe abortion or childbirth in Afghanistan, Somalia or Sierra Leone is one in seven. In Hong Kong or Spain that chance is one in 9,200.