Research Papers

Girls for Sale? Child Sex Ratio and Girls Trafficking in India

This paper examines if a skewed sex ratio and shortage of girls is associated with their illegal trafficking in India. Using panel data of 29 Indian states from 1980-2011, it is found that 100 unit in

Author:
Nishith Prakash, Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati
Document
01 Jun 2014

People Trafficking: An Update on Australia's Response

This Research Paper reviews and updates the contents of People trafficking: Australia’s response. It provides an overview of the people trafficking problem in Australia, Australia’s responses to date

Author:
Janet Phillips
Document
22 Aug 2008

Trafficking in Women and Girls

Trafficking in human beings is abhorrent phenomenon. It puts human being in a condition akin to slavery. In reality it is “modern days slavery” and as such it is absolute rejection of human rights o

Author:
Gulnara Shahinian
Document
08 Nov 2002

People Speak

Gender: Mainstreaming it in Medical Education An Interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran

TK Sundari Ravindran has a PhD in Applied Economics and is currently professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies,


Dr. Sundari Ravindran

In the interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran talks about the present status of our healthcare system and focuses the importance of gender sensitive medical services. She also discusses about her own experience and highlights the gaps in understandings among medical professionals in regard to gender issues in medicine.

GME Situation Analysis

Integrating Gender in Medical Education

How does medical education respond to gender issues? Is it responsive and sensitive to women 's health concerns? How do subordinate-dominant relations based on caste/class/race/ethnicity and gender

Author:
Amruta Bavadekar, Padma Bhate-Deosthali, Sangeeta Rege
Document
01 Apr 2017

Other Papers

An Introduction to Human Trafficking: Vulnerability, Impact and Action

The widespread contemporary exploitation of men, women and children is unacceptable to people of conscience the world over. Traditional approaches to preventing trafficking in human beings, to protect

Author:
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Document
01 Jan 2010

Differentiation Among Types of Intimate Partner Violence: Research Update and Implications for Intervention

A growing body of empirical research has demonstrated that intimate partner violence is not a unitary phenomenon and that types of domestic violence can be differentiated with respect to partner dynam

Author:
Joan B. Kelly, Michael P. Johnson
Document
01 Jan 2014

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