This research project was initiated in February 2011 in all 10 districts
of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The main objective of the research was
to assess the social mobility of community midwives (CMWs) with
reference to geographical and economic accessibility, social
acceptability and relationship of these midwives with other care
It was a mixed method research study conducted by the use of GIS mapping
of all the CMWs in AJK. Qualitative research methods using in-depth
interviews and focus group discussions were used in all 10 districts. A
quantitative survey comprising of 400 households with 300 female and 100
male respondents was conducted in each district.
Anon. How far can I go? Social Mobility of CMWs in AJK. Children First, Islamabad, Pakistan (2012) 59 pp.
How far can I go? Social mobility of CMWs in AJK.