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Greener Journal of  Social Sciences Vol. 4 (4), pp. 139-142, April 2014

  ISSN: 2276-7800 © 2014 GJSS

Research Paper

Manuscript Number: 011314033


Family Planning Knowledge, Use and Non-use: A Cross Sectional Study in Meghalaya, India


Nivedita Mishra Thapliyal


Research Scholar, Department of Social work, University of Delhi.


Email: reishinivedita @ gmail .com


Family planning method first started in India. There are different schemes and programme implemented in rural and urban areas of India on Family planning and target population showed good response and awareness on its uses. The study with this approach on its beneficial uses and sociological pattern of matrilineal society in Meghalaya was conducted in Meghalaya. The study uses the probability proportional to size method and sample size was 540. In each cluster of 30 was chosen in random pattern. From the result it was reflected that women participation is more in its uses and follow the common method of uses like pills but not going for modern method due to unmet of contraceptives.


Keywords: Family planning, Contraceptive, Participation and Women.

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