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Krishnaraj, M., Sudarshan R.M. and Shariff, A. (eds), Gender,
Population and Development, New Delhi:
Oxford University Press, pp. 340-363.
Sundararaman, T., I. Mukhopadhyay and V.R.
Muraleedharan. 2016. No respite for public
health, Economic and Political Weekly, 51
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