2016| Sama Towards Change is an Infokit developed on the role of the healthcare providers to respond to survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV). GBV is a global public health problem of epidemic proportions which affects various aspects of women’s health – physical, sexual, reproductive and mental health. The health … Continue reading
2015 | Sama This information pamphlet is aimed at enumerating some of the very important issues that are crucial in understanding what Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) entail, ethical and legal issues around them and the context in which they are available in India. “ARTs” is an umbrella term that includes … Continue reading
An Information and Advocacy Kit Based on Sama’s assessment of the adolescent sexual reproductive health and rights policies, the information and advocacy kit was published in English and Hindi. This include facts about adolescent and SRHR; briefs on all health systems related schemes and programmes for adolescent health, critics on … Continue reading
The information brief presents and discusses various facets and issues related to surrogacy in India. It is meticulously structured in a way that it draws on Sama’s engagement through research, which reflects the documented ground realities vis-à-vis the practice of surrogacy.
An information booklet titled Gender based Violence and Health: Strengthening Linkages and Responses has been developed both in English and Hindi language. These materials are expected to serve as a resource to educate, sensitise and mobilise stakeholders on gender based violence as a public health issue.
Over Last one decade the increase in the number of clinical trials in India has created a need to raise awareness on Clinical Trials through capacity building and advocacy. The absence of strong regulatory and monitoring framework has given rise to several issues like lack of informed consent, anomalous compensation … Continue reading
The report titled, The Framing of Gender and Labour: Conversations around Contemporary and Commercialised Sex and Reproduction in South Asia, presents an intra-South dialogue into surrogacy and related debates, towards developing perspectives that can inform collective work in the region in future. It documents a visit by four members to … Continue reading
Assisted reproductive technologies is a group of technologies that are used in conception or contraception. Sama’s engagement with ARTs commenced because of its severe consequences on women’s health. In order to raise awareness on assisted reproductive technologies, an information booklet was published for wider dissemination of information on ARTs and … Continue reading
A document on health training is an outgrowth of Sama’s field based initiatives on health and women’s empowerment. The document was prepared by Sama with Girijana Deepika and CEAD, in order to document the experiences of various training undertakings and to develop them into a tool to help NGO’s and … Continue reading
जन सांख्य नीति – किसका फायदा? किसका नुक्सान? Sama has a long standing engagement with women’s rights and health especially in the realm of more coercive population policies and condemns the traditional view that population is the basis of poverty, on which the population policy was based, and believes that … Continue reading