Reproductive Health and Rights in the Baja Lines Neighbourhood

Authors: Mumtaz, Khawar; Rauf, Fauzia

Source: Development, Volume 42, Number 1, March 1999 , pp. 54-58(5)

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Khawar Mumtaz and Fauzia Rauf pull out some important observations about reproductive rights and health in an economically poor neighbourhood of the Baja Lines south of Lahore, Pakistan. Based on extensive interviews and research with the women in their homes, they identify three areas of need: relevant information, women-friendly/sensitive services and confidence building, self-esteem enhancing measures.Development (1999) 42, 54–58. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1110012

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1Shirkat Gah, Lahore, Pakistan

Publication date: March 1, 1999

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