India no country for women? Here's what the National Family Health Survey reveals

The survey carried out across 6.1 lakh sample households had significant pointers on how women are girls are treated in India. So, what does it reveal?

published on : 4th February 2021

Sex ratio improves; gender-based violence declines in Andhra: Survey

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released details of the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-5 (2019-20) for 17 states and five union territories.

published on : 16th December 2020

Combating scourge of malnutrition in India

There is definitely something worryingly wrong with how India is approaching its social development goals.

published on : 16th December 2020

Less than 45 per cent of households in five states use clean fuel for cooking: Govt survey

Electricity, LPG or natural gas and biogas are considered as clean fuel in the survey.

published on : 15th December 2020

Over 60 per cent women in 12 states and UTs never used internet: NFHS Survey

The NFHS-5 (2019-20) was conducted in 6.1 lakh sample households, involving household-level interviews from 22 states and UTs.

published on : 15th December 2020

Fertility rate falls in major states but rises in Kerala

While the state now has a TFR of 3, as compared to the last survey when it stood at 3.4, Kerala and Goa are among 8 states where the sex ratio at birth has worsened.

published on : 13th December 2020

Infant, under-five mortality rates dip in 18 states, UTs: Survey

The NFHS-5 showed that 20 states and UTs have recorded a rise in the percentage of children under 5 years who are overweight.

published on : 12th December 2020