Research Areas

Women's health

Papers/Articles

Integrating gender in medical education

Author(s): Bavadekar, Amruta; Rege, Sangeeta; Deosthali, Padma | Published Year: 2017

Quest in Education, Vol. XXXXI, No. 2, April, 2017, pp. 9 - 20


Abortion and sex selection: Contentious issues in the campaign against sex selection

Author(s): Sana Contractor | Published Year: 2011

The Urban World, Special issue on sex selection and PCPNDT act. 4(3), July-Sep 2011, pp. 13-17


Women's health and their lives: A perspective from Maharashtra

Author(s): Pitre, Amita | Published Year: 2005

Background paper presented at the Western Zone International Women and Health Meeting (IWHM) at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 2nd March 2005, pp.9


Sex Selection- unethical practice

Author(s): Mahabal, Kamayani Bali | Published Year: 2005

Health Action, May 2005


Gender Equality and Millienium Development Goals

Author(s): Mahabal, Kamayani Bali | Published Year: 2005

Samyukta: A Journal of Women Studies, V (1), January 2005, pp. 113-114


Youth Health in India

Author(s): Chaudhari, Leni | Published Year: 2005

Humanscape, XII(VII), August 2005, pp.24-25


Technology and Gender Based Discrimination: Sex-Selection Techniques

Author(s): Chaudhari, Leni | Published Year: 2005

Health Action, 18(10), October 2005, pp.13-15


Population Control: At What Cost

Author(s): Chaudhari, Leni | Published Year: 2005

Health Action, 18(12), December 2005, pp.20-21


Our Little Girl: Child Marriage in India: An Overview

Author(s): Chaudhari, Leni | Published Year: 2005

Communalism Combat, 12(112), November 2005, pp.32-33


Sex selection is abuse of genetic diagnostic technology

Author(s): Mahabal, Kamayani Bali | Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, July 16-31, 2004


The abortion assessment project- India: Key findings and recommendations

Author(s): Duggal, Ravi; Ramachandran, Vimala | Published Year: 2004

Reproductive Health Matters, 12(24), November 2004 (Supplement), pp. 122–129


Offering contraceptive choices post-abortion: The ignored link by service providers

Author(s): Saha, Shelley; Manasee, Mishra | Published Year: 2003

Paper presented in the Symposium on Expanding Contraceptive Choices: International and Indian Experiences and their Implications for Policies and Programmes,Mumbai 7-10 December 2003, 8 p.


Dilaasa: Creating spaces for women in a public health system

Author(s): Rege, Sangeeta | Published Year: 2003

Humanscape E-newsletter, March 2003, 5p.


Women's illnesses: Life cycle approach

Author(s): Madhiwalla, Neha | Published Year: 2003

National Medical Journal of India, Supplement No.2, 16, 2003, pp.35-38


Help yourself

Author(s): Madhiwalla, Neha | Published Year: 2003

Humanscape, 5(9), September 2003, pp.27-29


Abortion economics- cost and expenditures

Author(s): Duggal, Ravi | Published Year: 2003

Seminar, 532, December 2003, pp.47-52


Does Better Reproductive Health Status Mean Low Fertility Levels? Evidence from Asian Countries

Author(s): Dilip, T. R.; Mishra, U.S. | Published Year: 2002

Health and Population- Perspective and Issues,' Vol. 25(2), 2002, pp. 65-73


Utilisation of Reproductive and Child Health Care Services: Some Observations from Kerala

Author(s): Dilip, T. R. | Published Year: 2002

Journal of Health Management. Vol. 4(1), 2002, pp. 19-30


Sex Selection and the Law

Author(s): Contractor, Qudsiya | Published Year: 2002

Combat Law, Vol. 1(1), April–May 2002, pp. 69-70


Women's Access to Good Quality Abortion Care Services

Author(s): Balaji, Rajeswari | Published Year: 2002

Paper presented at the first International Conference Medical Sociology, Health, Illness and Society in the New Millennium organised by the Madras Medical Mission, Institute of Cardio-Vascular Diseases, May 25 – 26, 2002, 5 p.


Studies on Health Services with Special Focus on Reproductive Health Services in India from 1990 to 2000: A Critical Review

Author(s): Saha, Shelley; T. K. Sundari, Ravindran | Published Year: 2001

Paper presented at the workshop Reproductive Health Research Review Dissemination, Mumbai, June 2001, 25 p.


Sex Selection: Ethics in the Context of Development

Author(s): Madhiwalla, Neha | Published Year: 2001

Issues in Medical Ethics, October-December 2001, Vol.9(4), pp. 125-126


Networking for Women’s Studies and Activities

Author(s): Deosthali, Padma | Published Year: 2001

Samvadini, Vol. 3(1), September 2001, pp. 18-19


Abortion Legislation and Access to Safe Abortion Care Services: The Indian Experience

Author(s): Bandewar, Sunita | Published Year: 2001

In Advocating for Abortion Access: Eleven Country Studies, Johannesburg, Klugman Barbara and Debbie Budlender (eds.), University of Witwatersrand, 2001, pp. 135-155


Unsafe Abortion

Author(s): Saha, Shelley | Published Year: 2000

Frontier, Vol. 33(1), July 30 - August 5, 2000, pp. 13-14


Safe and Legal Termination - A Distant Reality

Author(s): Saha, Shelley | Published Year: 2000

Humanscape, Vol. VII(IX), September 2000, pp. 32-33


Adolescents and their need for sex-education

Author(s): Saha, Shelley | Published Year: 2000

Health for the Millions, September - October 2000, pp. 10-12


Gender-Sensitive and Community-based Programme for Mumbai Slum Women

Author(s): Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita | Published Year: 2000

Arrows for Change, Vol. 6(1), May 2000, 3 p.


Gender Issues Related to Women's Health Care

Author(s): Saha, Shelley; Choudhary, Manoj | Published Year: 2000

Health Action, Vol. 13(9), 2000, pp. 18-19


Unsafe Abortion

Author(s): Bandewar, Sunita | Published Year: 2000

Seminar, Issue 489, May 2000, pp. 39-43


Age at Menarche Among Indian Women: Observations from NFHS, 1992-1993

Author(s): Padmadas | Published Year: 1999

Journal of Family Welfare, Vol. 45(2), October 1999, pp. 71-79


Violence and the Battering of the Mind

Author(s): Madhiwalla, Neha | Published Year: 1999

Perspectives, March 1999, pp. 3–4


Health Professionals and Community Action Against Violence

Author(s): Madhiwalla, Neha | Published Year: 1999

Issues in Medical Ethics, Vol. VII(1), January-March 1999, 29 p.


Role of the Community and the Health Profession in Responding to Violence

Author(s): Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita; Deosthali, Padma | Published Year: 1999

Curare 22, 1999, pp. 35-37


Women's Perspectives on the Quality of General and Reproductive Health Care: Evidence from Rural Maharashtra

Author(s): Gupte, Manisha; Bandewar, Sunita; Pisal, Hemalata | Published Year: 1999

In Improving Quality of Care in India's Family Welfare Programme: The Challenge Ahead, Michael A. Koenig and M. E. Khan (eds.), New York: Population Council, 1999, pp. 117-139


A Quarter Century of Legalised Abortion Services: A Country Situationer for India

Author(s): Bandewar, Sunita | Published Year: 1999

Paper Presented at an International Dialogue on Reproductive Choice Organised by Likhaan, Manila, Philippines, 1999, 22 p.


Women, development and health redefining the relationship

Author(s): Madhiwalla, Neha | Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented at the National Seminar on The Rights to Development, University of Mumbai, December 10-11, 1998, pp. 1-8


Health, Section for the Women's Health and Development

Author(s): Jesani, Amar | Published Year: 1998

WHO COUNTRY PROFILE: India, 1998, 34 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI)


Women's Reproductive Health, Section C3.7 of the Women's Health and Development, Country Profile, India

Author(s): Iyer, Aditi | Published Year: 1998

1998, 41 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI)


Women's Access to Health Care, Section C3.7 of the Women's Health and Development, Country Profile, India

Author(s): Iyer, Aditi | Published Year: 1998

1998, 46 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI)


Leading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, Section C3.1 of the Women's Health and Development, Country Profile, India

Author(s): Iyer, Aditi | Published Year: 1998

1998, 34 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI)


Paramedics in Menstrual Regulation Practice: A Feasibility Evaluation

Author(s): Bandewar, Sunita | Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented for The State Level Consultation on Issues Related to Safe and Legal Abortion, Pune, June 7, 1998, 8 p. (Paper Accepted for Publication in the Radical Journal of Health)


Menstrual Regulations as an Abortion Method: A Socio-Medical and Legal Evaluation to Explore its Promotion in India

Author(s): Bandewar, Sunita | Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented for The State Level Consultation on Issues Related to Safe and Legal Abortion, June 1998, 22 p. (Paper Accepted for Publication in the Radical Journal of Health)


Morbidity among women in Mumbai city: Impact of work and environment

Author(s): Jesani, Amar; Madhiwalla, Neha | Published Year: 1997

Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. XXXII(43), October 25, 1997, Pgs. 38-44


Notes from the field

Author(s): Madhiwalla, Neha | Published Year: 1997

Humanscape, Vol. 4(4), April 1997, pp. 28-31


Abortion needs of women in India: A case study of rural Maharashtra

Author(s): Gupte, Manisha; Bandewar, Sunita; Pisal, Hemalata | Published Year: 1997

Reproductive Health Matters, No. 9, May 1997, pp. 77-86


Abortion: Cause for concern in India, Even 25 years after legalisation

Author(s): Bandewar, Sunita | Published Year: 1997

Paper Prepared Sixth National Conference of Women's Movement at Ranchi, Bihar, December 28-30, 1997, 7 p.


Women's Role in Decision Making in Abortion: Profiles from Rural Maharashtra

Author(s): Gupte, Manisha; Bandewar, Sunita; Pisal, Hemalata | Published Year: 1996

Paper Prepared for XIV International Conference of the Social Science and Medicine at Peebles, Scotland, September 1996, 23 p.


India's family welfare program in the context of a reproductive & child health approach: A Critique and a Viewpoint

Author(s): Duggal, Ravi | Published Year: 1996

MFC Bulletin, No.234-235, September-October 1996, 7 p


Abortion: An alternative to family planning?

Author(s): Jesani, Amar | Published Year: 1995

1995, 2 p.


Women, health and development

Author(s): Gupte, Manisha; Karkal, Malini; Sadgopal, Mira | Published Year: 1995

Radical Journal of Health, 1(1), January-March 1995, pp. 25-36


Sexism in medicine and women's rights

Author(s): Prakash, Padma; George, Annie; Rupande, Panalal | Published Year: 1993

The Indian Journal of Social Work, Focus Issue, Patients' Rights, LIV(2), April 1993, pp. 199-204


New approaches to women's health: Means to an end?

Author(s): Prakash, Padma | Published Year: 1993

Economic and Political Weekly, 18 December 1993, pp. 2783-2786


Women and Abortion

Author(s): Jesani, Amar; Iyer, Aditi | Published Year: 1993

Economic and Political Weekly, 27 November 1993, pp. 2591-2594


On being normal (Whatever that is)

Author(s): Gupte, Manisha | Published Year: 1993

MFC Bulletin, No. 197-201, August 1993, 6 p