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Sexual and reproductive health of young people in India

Sexual and reproductive health of young people in India

a review of policies, laws and programmes

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Published by Population Council in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementShireen J. Jejeebhoy, K.G. Santhya
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25253458M
LC Control Number2012323876

Sexual and reproductive health challenges facing young people Shireen J Jejeebhoy, KG Santhya and R Acharya Population Council, New Delhi Lea Hegg. I believe young people, who are as vocal on climate change as they are on sexual and reproductive health and human rights, will be crucial in bringing about this change.

Effective sexual and reproductive health care for young people requires a willingness to ask sensitive questions and provide accurate information. Health professionals are uniquely placed to develop trust with young people, establish meaningful relationships with them and have a positive influence on their health behaviours.   Sex without consent: Young people in developing countries. London: Zed Books; pp. 3– Jejeebhoy S. J., Santhya K. G. Parent-child communication on sexual and reproductive health matters: Perspectives of mothers and fathers of youth in India. New Delhi: Population Council;

especially its rights-based vision of gender equality, and reproductive/sexual health for lower caste women in rural Tamil Nadu. The thesis investigates the efficacy of the reproductive/sexual right advocacy of RUWSEC. Chapter Two examines existing literature on women’s reproductive and sexual rights in . This volume brings together two areas of health that are among the foci of current development efforts, as articulated by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), namely sexual and reproductive health (MDG 5: improve maternal health, target 2: achieve, by , universal access to reproductive health); and Gender (MDG 3: promote gender equality and empower women).Format: Hardcover.


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Sexual and reproductive health of young people in India Download PDF EPUB FB2

Good sexual and reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all matters relating to the reproductive system.

It implies that people are able to have a satisfying and safe sex life, the capability to reproduce, and the freedom to decide if, when, and how often to do so. To maintain one’s sexual and reproductive health, people need access to accurate.

Context. Men play a significant role in all spheres of domestic life including reproduction. Youth is a period of critical development and ignoring sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of young men ought to have wider social and health consequences.

Aims and Objectives. To assess the knowledge, attitude, and perceptions regarding SRH among young unmarried men (18&#x;25 years). Cited by: 1. This book will be used by researchers, epidemiologists, clinicians and public health professionals in the fields of sexual and reproductive health and gender, policy-makers and program managers in these same fields and educators and students in medical, paramedical and other university departments having courses in these same fields.

Sexual & reproductive health. Family planning; HIV & AIDS; Maternal health; Midwifery; Obstetric fistula; Sexual & reproductive health; Young people. Adolescent pregnancy; Child marriage; Comprehensive sexuality education; Youth leadership & participation; Human rights & gender equality.

Engaging men & boys; Female genital mutilation; Gender. vi Sexual and Reproductive Health These issues are of concern to us all, as individuals, as family and whànau members, and as a community. Sexual and reproductive health is an area where major inequalities exist between Màori and non-Màori.

We know many of the influences on our sexual and reproductive health lie outside the health sector. Sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youth is a common concern for policy makers, service providers, academician and development practitioners.

This article shades light on current sexual and reproductive health status of young people in Nepal. Using data from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey and Nepal.

India has expressed its commitment to ensuringa healthy, educated, skilled, and employed population through a large number of policies and programmes.

Additionally, legislative measures in the area of sexual and reproductive health, youth and gender issues have highlighted the nation’s commitment to addressing reproductive rights, as well as the rights of women and young people.

to the reproductive system and to its functions and and about the sexuality of young people. • A third development, that brought a unity to the • The right to attain the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health; and, • The right to make decisions free of discrimination, coercion or violence.

The sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescents[7,8,9,10] in India are currently overlooked or are not understood by the Indian healthcare system. This could be owing to the lack of knowledge of scientific evidence along with the gross unpreparedness of the public health system.

India is home to million adolescents. Two million (9%) of them belong to Scheduled Tribes living in underserved, rural areas. Few studies have examined the health of tribal adolescents.

We conducted a cross-sectional survey to assess the health, nutrition and wellbeing of adolescent girls in rural Jharkhand, eastern India, a state where 26% of the population is from Scheduled Tribes.

The International Planned Parenthood Federation is an important body that protects the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, young girls and adolescents - and it was born right here in India in the s. Why are sexual and reproductive health and rights important.

Sexual and reproductive health is an essential element of good health and human development. But we need more progress on sexual and reproductive health to meet many of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly those concerned with child and maternal health. Reproductive Health Ushers In New Journal Section Covering Elderly reproductive health.

Aging will have a major impact on health and social policies and the elderly people (men and women) will likely be among the policy-making priorities in the few next decades.

3 February The world in which adolescents live has changed dramatically in the last 25 years and the response to their sexual and reproductive health and rights has evolved in important ways. This new supplement in the Journal of Adolescent Health celebrates gains, confronts barriers, and identifies key areas of action for countries and key stakeholders to build on progress in the.

India’s youth face several development challenges, including access to education, gainful employment, gender inequality, child marriage, youth- friendly health services and adolescent pregnancy.

Yet, with investments in their participation and leadership, young people can transform the social and economic fortunes of the country. Asked if sexual and reproductive rights are often barred by social or cultural norms, Chaudhry – founder of the YP Foundation, a non-profit organisation in India – said: "I come from a.

ing there is no time to visit schools to provide sexual and reproductive health infor- a clear picture of young people’s health young people. In many countries, including India and. India was amongst the first countries in the world to initiate action plans and programmes at a national level to attain total reproductive health as a social goal.

These programmes called ‘family planning’ were initiated in and were periodically assessed over the past decades. Improved programmes covering wider CHAPTER 4 REPRODUCTIVE. Sexual and Reproductive Health. Improving the sexual and reproductive health of people who use drugs.

The Sexual and Reproductive Health (S&RH) project was launched with the support of Scottish Government funding, through the Blood Borne Virus and Sexual Health Framework, in Marchand aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health of people who use drugs.

How to cite this article: SM Monwar H, Yeasmin A, Md Ashrafuzzaman, Md Rashed M, Md Ruhul A, et al. Knowledge on Sexual and Reproductive Health among Young People in a Selected Community.

J Gynecol Women’s Health. ; 1(3): DOI: /JGWH Jounl o ynecology nd oen’s ealth. In India, young women, particularly those living in rural areas, are at high risk for negative sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes, with those ages 15–24 years accounting for 41 % of total maternal deaths in India [].Early marriage, combined with lack of SRH knowledge and information, and limited agency to negotiate sexual encounters contribute to early and unprotected sex for.During disease outbreaks, however, people continue to have sexual and reproductive health needs.

Individuals, communities, health care workers, programme managers and policy-makers all need focused guidance on how best to deliver SRH services.

This page pulls together the most relevant guidance on COVID Read more.The Rwanda Ministry of Health (MOH), with technical assistance from FHI ’s Program Research for Strengthening Services (PROGRESS) project, is adapting the Mobile for Reproductive Health (m4RH) program for young people in Rwanda in an effort to improve young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health information.