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Holistic Approach to Women's Health

The term 'Family Planning' was initially coined by Margaret Sanger to indicate 'to have babies by choice and not by chance', in her pioneering social work promoting use of contraceptives in the slum population of Harlem, New York in the early twentieth century (Srinivasan, 2014). In India, it was in the All India Women's Conference in 1935 held at Thiruvanthapuram, where it was resolved to champion modern methods of contraception as a part of women's right to have babies by choice and not by chance.


Role of Grassroots Communication in Livelihood Campaign

Communication for development has emerged as an integral part of the development process. It is about engagement where all the participants are key members in the development process and not mere spectators. Communication for development works on two approaches - 'communication for results' and 'communication of results'.


Entrepreneurship for a Green Economy

Veer Singh Rajput is a 43 year old entrepreneur from Ganeshgarh, Jhansi who used his experience of working with technical institutes and organic farming centers to set up a vermi-compost production centre in his village. Within a few years, most people in the village started buying their compost from him and he successfully enabled the entire village to farm organically. In the local market he is known for the quality of his product, and has the Indian Railways and Forest Department among his clientele. He has become a role model for aspiring entrepreneurs, while demonstrating that profits can be made by caring for nature.

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