National Family Health Survey Round 5 (NFHS-5), 2019-2021 under a Gender Lens

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The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps | Panel Discussion on National Family Health Survey Round 5 (NFHS-5), 2019-2021 under a Gender Lens

#IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series:

The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps

A Panel Discussion on

National Family Health Survey Round 5 (NFHS-5), 2019-2021 under a Gender Lens

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: December 14, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Vibhuti Patel

Prof Vibhuti Patel
Visiting Professor, IMPRI;
Former Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai


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Poonam Muttreja
Executive Director, Population Foundation of India (PFI), New Delhi

Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director of the Population Foundation of India, has for over 40 years been a strong advocate for women’s health, reproductive and sexual rights, and rural livelihoods.  She has co-conceived the popular transmedia initiative, Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon – I, A Woman, Can Achieve Anything. Before joining PFI, she served as the India Country Director of the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation for 15 years and has also co-founded and led the Ashoka Foundation, Dastkar, and the Society for Rural, Urban and Tribal Initiative (SRUTI).  An alumna of Delhi University and Harvard University’s John F Kennedy School of Government, Poonam serves on the governing council of several non-governmental organisations, and is a regular commentator in India and globally for television and the print media.

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Prof Sayeed Unisa
Professor and Head, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology,
International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai

Dr Sayeed Unisa is a Professor and Head in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India. She has been working on infertility, gender & nutrition issues and carried out cross-sectional, impact evaluation and longitudinal studies in most states with funding of UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, Ford Foundation and Government of India. Prof Unisa has published more than 100 articles in refereed journals and published six books. She has also presented research papers in 18 countries at international conferences and chaired the IUSSP sessions on infertility, surrogacy and new reproductive technologies. She has served as a Committee member to MoHFW, MHRD, MoMA and MoSPI on different issues. She has also worked as a TAG member on projects on nutrition, RH and gender. Prof Unisa carried out a study on sex-selective abortions in Haryana after the 1991 census, and it was appreciated very much. Her work on childlessness is highly acclaimed and speaks to the marginalities of various kinds like gender, social, economic and demographic.

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Ravi Duggal
Independent Sociologist, Public Health Researcher, and Activist

Ravi Duggal is a Sociologist, trained at the University of Bombay and also holds a post-graduate diploma in Business Management. He presently is an independent researcher and consultant. He has been involved in health services research, advocacy and training, especially related to health economics, primary healthcare systems, health policy, budgets, decentralization/ governance, human rights, right to healthcare and reproductive health for nearly four decades. He has recently completed a tenure with the International Budget Partnership coordinating the India country program. Prior to this he has worked with the Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT), SWISSAID and Foundation for Research in Community Health (FRCH) as well as full time consultancies with the WHO, Action Aid International and IDRC in work across Asia. He has also been a visiting faculty at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Trivandrum and other universities across India. He has published extensively with more than 20 books/reports and over 200 articles in well known journals. He is also actively associated with the Peoples’ Health Movement, the Medico Friend Circle and the Peoples’ Budget Initiative. Publications of Ravi Duggal can be accessed at:   

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Prof Mala Ramanathan
Professor, AMCHSS, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram;
Working Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME)

Dr.Mala Ramanathan is a Professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram. She is a trained statistician-demographer with a PhD from the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai. She graduated cum laude for her Master’s in Medical Anthropology from the University of Amsterdam. She was also an Ethics Fellow at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston in 2002-2004. Her area of research specialisation is gender and health. She also teaches research ethics and public health ethics in the MPH programme at AMCHSS. She is a Working Editor at the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, a PubMed indexed peer-reviewed open access bioethics journal published by the Forum for Medical Ethics, Mumbai.

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