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Title:
DOES GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN HEALTH STILL EXIST IN SOCIETY? A STUDY OF UTTAR PRADESH

Authors:
SHIVANGI

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SHIVANGI
Research Scholar, Department of History, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow.

MLA 8
SHIVANGI. "DOES GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN HEALTH STILL EXIST IN SOCIETY? A STUDY OF UTTAR PRADESH." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 2018, pp. 4081-4095, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=287. Accessed Aug. 2018.
APA
SHIVANGI. (2018, August). DOES GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN HEALTH STILL EXIST IN SOCIETY? A STUDY OF UTTAR PRADESH. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(8), 4081-4095. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=287
Chicago
SHIVANGI. "DOES GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN HEALTH STILL EXIST IN SOCIETY? A STUDY OF UTTAR PRADESH." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 8 (August2018), 4081-4095. Accessed August, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=287.

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Abstract:
Facing challenges at every phase of life has become the destiny of women in society whether it is her rights, education or health. Women or girls health holds the key to prospects for development. The study, therefore, aims to explore the state of girl child health, especially in Uttar Pradesh. Recent National Family Health Survey- IV (2015-16), this paper attempts to compare the health scenario of the boy and girl child in the largest populated state in India. The analysis of the rate of infant mortality, malnutrition and high prevalence of anaemia among the female child, and the role of women education, will throw light on the success and failures of government programmes and policies to promote child health in the State. Together with this, some key areas of the problem will also be revealed here along with suggestions and measures to improve the healthcare facilities in both rural and urban areas.