Project Title

Promotion of Family Initiatives to Address Family Planning and Reproductive and Child Health Needs, through Increased Male Participation

Year

2006-2009

Project Area

60 villages of Rajgarh block, district Mirzapur

Achievements

  • Increase in number of married women in the age group 15 - 49 years made aware of modern family planning method and RCH issues by 40 per cent
  • Increase in number of married men among couples where the women is in the age group 15 - 49 years made aware of modern family planning methods and RCH issues by 40 per cent
  • Increase in number of unmarried adolescent girls in the age group 15 - 19 years made aware of modern family planning method and RCH issues by 60 per cent
  • Increase in number of unmarried adolescent boys in the age group 15 - 19 years made aware of modern family planning method and RCH issues by 60 per cent
  • Increase in number of eligible couples where women are in the age group 15-49 years who have adopted a modern family planning method 30 per cent
  • Coverage of children in the age group 0-5 years for immunisation reaches up to 80 per cent
  • All pregnant women receive at least 02 antenatal checkups
  • All marriages are registered by the panchayats
  • Infant mortality rate brought down by 30 per cent

Funder

Population Foundation of India, New Delhi