TITLE

UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AMONG RURAL YOUNG WOMEN: DOES GENDER ROLE MATTER ?

AUTHOR(S)
Pradhan, Manas Ranjan
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Family Welfare;Jun2008, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the findings of a study concerning the impact of gender role on the existing case of unwanted pregnancy among rural young women in India. It mentions that sexuality and reproduction is a topic that has been the cause of excitement and ecstacy. It notes that gender role plays a vital role in the reproductive and sexual health outcomes. It determines that age, education and awareness about timing of safe abortion are few variables that is considered important determinants of unintended pregnancy. Moreover, it asserts that women with early pregnancy were found to have poor knowledge of reproductive matters.
ACCESSION #
37377384

 

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