NAMHHR convenor attended the sixth session of the ‘North Block Policy Charcha’ on 2nd Feb 2015 in New Delhi. The title of the meeting was 'What the Budget can do for Women'. There were two presentations by Jashodhara Dasgupta (SAHAYOG & NAMHHR) on the Reproductive Health and the Budget and Nisha Agarwal (Oxfam India) on the Domestic Violence and the Budget. The presentations were focused on how the budget should focus on the critical emerging issues on reproductive health in India with a focus on family planning and maternal mortality and resources required for the implementation of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA). The meeting was attended by V S Oberoi , Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, and Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser Ministry of Finance, and a number of CSOs and experts from the field of health and women rights.
Please click here to find the presentation of Jashodhara Dasgupta.