Research Paper on Health

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WOMEN, HEALTH and DEVELOPMENT: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES * Research paper : “Inequities in Women Health and Health Problems Among The Adolescent Girls”
Mrs.Reshma, M.A., LLB, M.Phil (Research Scholar) Asst.Professor,
Dept. of SOCIOLOGY, Government First Grade Collage, Tarikere, Chikmagaluru District. Mob: no: 9448948451 * Introduction: - You can tell the condition of a nation by looking at the status of its women. - Jawaharlal Nehru
However much a mother may love her children, it is all but impossible for her to provide high-quality child care if she herself is poor and oppressed, illiterate and uninformed, anemic and unhealthy, has five or six other children, lives in a slum or shanty, has neither clean water nor safe sanitation,
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“Adolescent is a stage of development transition i.e. a bridge between childhood and adulthood. This stage usually develops gradually without proper attention, especially in the developing countries. Adolescence is a particular vulnerable group and need special health care. Care of the reproductive organs lays the foundation for the world’s demographic future to find out the pattern of reproductive health problem among the adolescent girls aged 13-18 years.”
“The World Health Organisation defines in 1996, adolescence as the period of life between ages 10 and 19 years. International conference on population and development (ICPD) defines Reproductive Health as “Complete state of Physical, Mental and Social well-being and not merely an absence of disease and infirmity, in all matters related to reproductive systems, functions and disease”. Over the last decade or so, there has been an increasing interest in adolescents throughout the world”. Methods:-
This study was conducted among the female students of higher secondary college at Tarikere taluq, chickmagaluru dist. Total students of the institution were 300 out of them total 126 students were selected by using lottery method. A structured questionnaire were modified and finalised for data collection. Due permission was taken from the concerned authority. After taking verbal consent from selected students, data were collected and recorded in a preformed data sheet. Collected data were

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