This is Sangita’s presentation at the release of "Changes in Open Defecation in Rural India: 2014-2018". She discusses the evidence from a 2018 rural sanitation survey. ...Read More..
- Topics: Social inequality
In this presentation by Diane Coffey at Ambedkar University, Social Attitudes Research, India (SARI) survey data shows high levels of explicit prejudice against both women and Dalits in Delhi, Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan....Read More..
Because within-caste marriage is so important for preserving caste distinctions, and because intergroup marriage is seen as threatening to dominant groups in many societies worldwide, SARI asked non-Dalits the question: In your opinion, should there be a law preventing high...Read More..
This graph uses SARI data to show the fraction of women who report that men in their household eat before women in their household, a discriminatory practice that emphasizes women’s unequal social position and has negative health consequences. The results...Read More..
This graph uses SARI data to show that about half of adults in Delhi, Mumbai, urban Rajasthan, rural Rajasthan, urban Uttar Pradesh, and rural Uttar Pradesh say that married women whose husbands earn a good living should not work outside...Read More..
In this graph, we present hourly mean PM2.5 from December 2015 through January 2016 in order to examine variation in pollution over the course of the day. PM2.5 remains consistently high from 10:00PM to 10:00AM, at which point it starts decreasing...Read More..
This graph depicts daily variation in PM2.5 over December 2015 through January 2016. Over this period of time, neither the daily mean PM2.5 nor the 25th percentile ever fell as low as the Indian government limit of 60μg/m3. The lowest...Read More..
This graph shows strong seasonal variation in PM2.5. November through February are the months with the highest concentration of PM2.5, March through June are characterized by PM2.5 levels that hover near the daily limit set by the Indian government, and July...Read More..
Th map shows the change in people defecating in the open per square kilometer, per district, between 2001 and 2011. Districts where the density of open defecation declined are shown in blue, and districts where it increased are shown in...Read More..
Presentation by Diane Coffey, on maternal health in India and elsewhere, and the impact of women's status on maternal and child nutrition and well-being. Venue: Tufts University, October 2014....Read More..
Sangita and Payal's poster for the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014 shows that Muslims are more likely to have and use toilets in India and Bangladesh. If India were to have the same fraction of Muslims as Bangladesh, their...Read More..
Payal's poster for the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014 shows that open defecation is more common in villages where social conflict is more likely....Read More..