Health Training Programme for Adolescent Girls: Lessons from India's NGO Initiative

Published By: GIDR on eSS | Published Date: October , 2015

The paper examines the impact of the initiative taken by an NGO -SelfEmployed Women’s Association (SEWA)-in Ahmedabad, a city in western India to impart knowledge about sexual and reproductive health and build skills that would be useful to make young girls financially independent and empowered. Quasi-experimental design was used for data collection among beneficiary and non-beneficiary households in two rural blocks and two cities of Gujarat. Non-beneficiary households from the same blocks and urban areas with similar socio-economic characteristics were selected as controls.

Author(s): Leela Visaria, Rudra Narayan Mishra | Posted on: May 05, 2016 | Views() | Download (437)

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