Life course approach for exploring the impact of sanitation access and menstrual hygiene management on psychosocial stress, behavior, and health among girls and women in Odisha (Orissa), India

Abstract

This study is funded through SHARE in India. The study is a collaboration between the Asian Institute of Public Health, Emory University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The goal of this study is to describe how poor WASH conditions impact hygiene and sanitation practices among Indian girls and women (14-45 years) during specific life-course experiences and whether behaviours and conditions influence mental, physical and reproductive health.

Citation

Das, B.S. Life course approach for exploring the impact of sanitation access and menstrual hygiene management on psychosocial stress, behavior, and health among girls and women in Odisha (Orissa), India. Presented at International Sanitation and Gender Workshop, New Delhi, India, 9-10 December 2013. (2013) 17 pp.

Life course approach for exploring the impact of sanitation access and menstrual hygiene management on psychosocial stress, behavior, and health among girls and women in Odisha (Orissa), India

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