Women Reproductive Rights in India: Prospective Future.

Kosgi, S and Hegde, VN and Rao, S and Bhat, US and Pai, N (2011) Women Reproductive Rights in India: Prospective Future. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Reproductive rights were established as a subset of the human rights. Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children. Issues regarding the reproductive rights are vigorously contested, regardless of the population’s socioeconomic level, religion or culture. Following review article discusses reproductive rights with respect to Indian context focusing on socio economic and cultural aspects. Also discusses sensitization of government and judicial agencies in protecting the reproductive rights with special focus on the protecting the reproductive rights of people with disability (mental illness and mental retardation).

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Reproductive rights; Mental retardation; Abortion
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7794
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:16 Dec 2011 00:01
Last Modified:16 Dec 2011 00:01

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