Population Policies and Family Planning Programmes are at crossroads now. Population Policies are continued to be driven by demographic goals, sometimes even neglecting women's basic Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs. It is important to make comprehensive Reproductive Health Services available, affordable and acceptable to women in developing societies
This book contains 21 research papers dealing with the issues of Population, Gender and Reproductive Health from seven Asian countries, viz India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
The book comprises of five sections pertaining to themes namely: