978-613-8-93444-8

Health Status of Married Women in Jalandhar City, Punjab

Women's Health

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Summary:

An overview of women’s health presents a sobering picture. In Indian epics a mother was always blessed with “Shat putravati bhava” (Blessed with hundred sons), because the prime role of women in those days was childbearing. The situation has not changed much since then. It is well known that Reproductive morbidity issues are deeply rooted in the marginal status of women in Indian society. Women are at a risk of complications right from birth. The triple burden of work-work (at home and outside), under nutrition and child bearing is a fact of most womens lives. Violence, sex abuse and gender discrimination are additional factors that hamper mental physical, emotional and social health of the woman. A community and hospital based cross sectional study was carried out in Jalandhar city, Punjab, India among 200 married women. To ascertain the degree of support provided by husbands for management of their wives’ health problems in urban area of Jalandhar. Punjab.

Author:

Rishu Soni

Biographie:

An overview of women’s health presents a sobering picture. In Indian epics a mother was always blessed with “Shat putravati bhava” (Blessed with hundred sons), because the prime role of women in those days was childbearing. The situation has not changed much since then. 

Author:

Manoj K Sharma

Biographie:

Author:

Amarjeet Singh

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Number of Pages:

76

Book language:

English

Published On:

2020-07-21

ISBN:

978-613-8-93444-8

Publishing House:

Scholars' Press

Keywords:

women, health, Husband, India

Product category:

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers