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सास अपनी बहुओं के सामाजिक नेटवर्क तथा प्रजनन स्वास्थ्य को कैसे प्रभावित करती हैं?

परिवार के सदस्यों द्वारा लगाए गए प्रतिबंधात्मक सामाजिक मानदंड एवं रणनीतिक बाधाएं, महिलाओं की सामाजिक नेटवर्क तक पहुंच और उससे प्राप्‍त होने वाले लाभ को सीमित कर सकती हैं। ग्रामीण उत्तर प्रदेश में एक स...

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How mothers-in-law influence women’s social networks and reproductive health

Restrictive social norms and strategic constraints imposed by family members can limit women’s access to and benefit from social networks. Based on a survey in rural Uttar Pradesh, this article show...

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Financial incentives and the fertility-sex ratio trade-off in India

Fertility reduction and a gender-balanced population often appear to be conflicting objectives in countries with persistent son preference and easy access to sex-selection technology, as targeting one...

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How female foeticide has influenced fertility and parental investments in girls

The introduction of ultrasound technology in India has been documented to have led to a phenomenal increase in abortion of female fetuses. However, this column finds that it also decreased son-biased ...

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Impact of the two-child limit for local politicians

Some Indian states debar individuals with more than two children from contesting local elections. This column finds that while the law has significantly reduced fertility among the general population...

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