Reports and Publications

 


First National Study on the Incidence of Abortion and Unintended Pregnancy in Nepal – Feb 2017

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 21: Evidence and Action for Reducing Sex-Selective Abortions in Nepal, December 2016

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 20: Effects of Being Denied Legal Abortion in Nepal, Nov 2015

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 19: Empowering Girls for a More Gender Equitable Society, June 2015

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Understanding Factors Influencing Adverse Sex Ratios at Birth and Exploring What Works to Achieve Balance: The Situation in Selected Districts of Nepal – Anand Tamang, Mahesh Puri – July 2015

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Highlights from the UNICEF Adolescent Development and Participation Baseline Study – June 2014

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 18: Towards Addressing Violence Against Women in Nepal, Jan 2014

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A Study on Advancing Justice Sector Reform to Address Discrimination and Violence against Women in Four Selected Districts of Nepal, Jan 2013

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 17: Towards Prevention of Violence Against Marginalized Women in Nepal, May 2011

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 16: Expanding Safe Abortion Access, May 2011

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 15: Women’s Safety First, March 2011

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 13: Socially Disadvantaged Rural Women Benefited from Advocacy Program Aimed at Increasing KAP on Safe Abortion, Jan 2011

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 12: Prevalence and Determinants of Sexual Violence within Marriage, Oct 2010

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Increasing Awareness and Access to Safe Abortion Among Nepalese Women, 2009

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A Situation Assessment of Children Affected by AIDS in Nepal, 2009

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 11: Raising Awareness Against Sexual Violence Within Marriage, May 2008

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Exploring the Nature and Reasons Associated with Sexual Violence within Marriage among Young Couples in Nepal – Mahesh Puri, Jyotsna Tamang, 2008

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The Influence of Male Partners in Pregnancy Decision-Making and Outcomes in Nepal, Jan 2007

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Comprehensive Abortion Care: National Facility-based Abortion Study, Dec 2006

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 10: Public Opinion Poll Survey on Abortion, Dec 2006

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Unsafe Abortion: Nepal Country Profile, July 2006

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 8: Male Perception on Safe Abortion and Women’s Reproductive Rights, Apr 2004

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 7: Public has Positive View on Women’s Right to Choose, Mar 2004

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 6: Emergency Contraception Helps Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy & Unsafe Abortion, Mar 2003

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 5: Public Opinion Poll on Abortion and Abortion Law, Jan 2003

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 4: Post Legalization Challenges and Initiatives to Ensure Access to Safe Abortions in Nepal, Apr 2002

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Sexual Risk Behaviour and Risk Perception of Unwanted Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infection Among Young Factory Workers in Nepal, Apr 2002

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 3: Private Doctor’s Role on Preventing Maternal Deaths from Unsafe Abortion, Aug 2000

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 2: Need to Strengthen Hospital Resources for Managing Abortion Complications, May 2000

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Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief – No. 1: Building Support for Preventing Unsafe Abortion in Nepal, Mar 2000

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Info on Emergency Contraception, Nepali Version

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Sumarga, The Power of Informed Reproductive Decisions

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Population Council and CREHPA (2015). Gender-biased sex selection and unbalanced sex ratios at birth in South Asia: Case studies of the situation and promising approaches to restore balance. New Delhi: Population Council. August 2015.

Vartika Sharma, Lopaudra Ray Saraswati, Ubaidur Rob, Mahesh Puri and Avina Sarna, 2015. Life across the border: Migrants in South Asia. New Delhi: Population Council. July 2015.

Puri, M. and A. Tamang. (2015). Understanding factors influencing adverse sex ratios at birth and exploring what works to achieve balance: The situation in selected districts of Nepal. Kahtmandu, Nepal: CREHPA. July 2015.

Puri, M. and A. Tamang (2015). Assessment of intervention on sex selection in Nepal: Literature review. Kathmandu, Nepal: CREHPA. March 2015.

CREHPA (2015). Assessing Supply Side Constraints Affecting the Quality of Adolescent Friendly Health Services (AFHS) and the Barriers for Service Utilization, Final report submitted to FHD/MoHP, UNFPA Nepal and UNICEF Nepal, January 2015.

CREHPA/ICTJ (2014). “To walk freely with a wide Heart” A study of the Needs and Aspiration for Reparative Justice of Victims of Conflict Related Abuses in Nepal, September 2014.

UCL/CREHPA (2013).  Tracking Cases of Gender-Based Violence in Nepal: Individual, institutional, legal and policy analyses.

Mahesh Puri, John Tyynela, Elaine Chain,  Livingston Armytage, Upendra Adhikari, Romi Giri, Deepak Joshi, and Bidhya Chapagain. (2013). A study on Advancing Justice Sector Reform to Address Discrimination and Violence against Women in Four Selected Districts of Nepal. Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare. Kathmandu, Nepal.

PATH/NNCTR/CREHPA (2012). A study on the challenges of HPV vaccine introduction and management in Nepal. February, 2012.

PPFA-I/CREHPA (2009). Increasing awareness and access to safe abortion among Nepalese Women: An evaluation of Network for Addressing Women’s Reproductive Rights in Nepal (NAWRN) Program. CREHPA 2009.

Puri, M., Tamang, J. (2008). Exploring the nature and reasons associated with sexual violence within marriage among young women in Nepal: Summary Report, CREHPA, 2008.

The Daywalka Foundation/CREHPA (2007). A study on Male trafficker prisoners with special reference to Human Trafficking in Kathmandu valley.

Tamang A., Puri M. and Tamang J. (2006). The influence of male partner in pregnancy decision making and pregnancy outcomes in Nepal. CREHPA and PATH. Kathmandu, Nepal

Tamang, A. and Federick, J. (2006). Asylums of exploitation: Internally displaced children in the worst forms of child labour due to the armed conflict in Nepal. Published by Save the Children, CREHPA and Terre des homes, June 2006.

Puri, M. (2006). A study on determinants and consequences of unintended pregnancy among married women in Nepal: Summary of Findings. CREHPA, April 2006.

GoN/Family Health Division/CREHPA/Ipas (2006). Nepal Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) National Facility-based abortion study 2006: Summary report, December 2006.

GoN/Family Health Division/WHO/CREHPA (2006). Unsafe Abortion Nepal Country Profile 2006. GoN/FHD, WHO Regional Office for South East Asia, New Delhi and CREHPA, July 2006.

Federick, J. and Tamang, A. (2005). Summary of Findings, A study of trafficked Nepalese girls and Women in Mumbai and Kolkota, India: An abbreviated version of slavery, debt bondage and sex work, published by Terre des homes, October 2005.

CREHPA (2005). Participatory evaluation of Nepal voluntary counseling testing linkage and referral project of ADRA Nepal, The study was commissioned by Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Nepal.

CREHPA (2005). BCC strategy development for accessing safe abortion care in Nepal: A formative needs assessment. This study received technical and funding support from the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), 2005.

CREHPA (2004). Determining effective and replicable communication based mechanism for improving young couples’ access to and utilization of reproductive health information and services: An operation Research Study.This study received funding support from the FRONTIERS Small Grants Program of The Population Council, 2004.

Puri, M. (2002). Sexual risk behavior and risk perception of unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection among young factory workers in Nepal. CREHPA, April 2002.

CREHPA (2000). Women in Prison in Nepal for Abortion 2000. Published report based on Nationwide study on “Factors behind women’s imprisonment in Nepal with special reference to women imprisoned for abortion and Infanticide, CREHPA.

Puri M, Mishra G, and Hawkes S (2015). Hidden voices: prevalence and risk factors for violence against women with disabilities in Nepal. BMC Public Health 2015, 15:261  doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1610-z.

Puri M, Vohra D, Gerdts C and Foster DG (2015). “I need to terminate this pregnancy even if it will take my life”: a qualitative study of the effect of being denied legal abortion on women’s lives in Nepal.  BMC Women’s Health 2015 15:85. DOI 10.1186/s12905-015-0241-y

Puri M, Henderson JT, Harper CC, Blum M, Joshi D, and Rocca CH (2015). Contraceptive discontinuation and pregnancy post-abortion in Nepal: a longitudinal cohort study. Contraception 2015 (91): 301-307

Puri M, Mishra G, and Hawkes S (2015). Hidden voices: prevalence and risk factors for violence against women with disabilities in Nepal. BMC Public Health 2015, 15:261  doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1610-z

Puri M, Tamang A, Shrestha P, and Joshi D (2014). The role of auxiliary nurse-midwives and community health volunteers in expanding access to medical abortion in rural Nepal. Reproductive Health Matters 2014; Supplement (43):1–10 doi: 10.1016/S0968-8080(14)43784-4

Tamang A. Puri, M. Lama, K. Shreshta P (2014) Pharmacy workers in Nepal can provide correct information about using mifepristone and misoprostol  to women seeking medication to induce abortion. Reproductive Health Matters 2014 Supplement (43) 1-12.

Puri M, Regmi S, Tamang A, and Shrestha  P (2014). Road map to scaling-up: translating operations research study’s results into actions for expanding medical abortion services in rural health facilities in Nepal.  Health Research Policy and Systems.12:24 doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-12-24

Henderson JT, Puri M, Blum M, Harper CC, and Rana A, (2013). Effects of Abortion Legalization in Nepal, 2001–2010. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64775. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064775

Frost MD, Puri M, and Hinde PRA (2013). Falling sex ratios and emerging evidence of sex-selective abortion in Nepal: evidence from nationally representative survey data. BMJ Open 2013;3: e002612. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002612

Puri, M. Forst,  M, Tamang, J.  Lamichhnae, P. and Shah, I (2012). The prevalence and determinants of sexual violence against young married women by husbands in rural Nepal. BMC Research Notes 2012, 5:291.

Nanda Priya, Gautam Abhishek, Verma Ravi, Hong Khuat Thu, Puri Mahesh, Linh Tran Giang, Tamang Jyotsna, and Lamichhane Prabhat (2012). “Study on Gender, Masculinity and Son Preference in Nepal and Vietnam”. New Delhi, International Center for Research on Women: Available from http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/vietnam/shared/Masculinity_Report_Nepal_VietNam_ENG.pdf

Tamang A. and Lamichhane P. (2012). Feedback Report on Status of Implementation of the Call for Elimination of Unmet Need of Family Planning. Report on the Regional Workshop on Operationalizing the Call for the Elimination of Unmet Need for Family Planning. Published by  International Council on Management of Population Programmes and United Nations Population Fund, December 2012.

Tamang A. and Pun S. (2012). Reducing the Unmet Need for Family Planning of Young People in Asia and the Pacific – Nepal Case Study. Report on the Regional Workshop on Operationalizing the Call for the Elimination of Unmet Need for Family Planning. Published by International Council on Management of Population Programmes and United Nations Population Fund, December 2012.

Tamang A. Subedi, G. and Packer, C. (2012). The status of Family Planning and Reproductive Health in Nepal. Family Plannning in Asia & the Pacific: Addressing the Challenges: 169-198. Published by International Council on Management of Population Programmes and United Nations Population Fund, June 2012.

Tamang, A., Tuladhar, S., Tamang, J., Grantra, B., Dulal, B. (2012). Factors associated with choice of medical or surgical abortion among women in Nepal: Special Supplement of International Journal of Gynecology &Obstetrics, Vol. 118, Supplement 1 (2012): S52-S56.

Puri, M. Tamang, J. Shah, I. (2012). Suffering in silence: consequences of sexual violence within marriage among young women in Nepal. BMC Public Health. Jan 12;11(1):29.

Lamichhane, P, Puri, M, Tamang, J and Dulal B. (2011). Women’s Status and Violence against Young Married Women in Rural Nepal. BMC Women’s Health, 11:19 doi:10.1186/1472-6874-11-19.

Lamichhane, P. Harken, T., Puri, M. Darney, P. Blum, M. Harper, C. Henderson, J. (2011). Sex selective abortion in Nepal: A qualitaitve study of health workers perspectives. Women’s health Issues, 31-3s S37-S41.

Warrier, IK. Wang, D.,Wang, D. Huong, M., Thapa, K., Tamang, A. Shah, I., Baird, D., Meirik, O. (2011). Can midlevel health-care providers administer early medical abortion as safely and effectively as doctors? A randomized controlled equivalence trial in Nepal (Co-author) Lancet March 2011; 377:1155-61

Puri, M. Darney, P. Blum, M. Harper, C. Henderson, J. (2011). Sex selective abortion in Nepal: A qualitaitve study of health workers perspectives. Women’s health Issues, 31-3s S37-S41.

Puri, M., Shah, I., Tamang, J. (2010). Exploring the nature and reasons associated with sexual violence within marriage among young women in Nepal. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(10): 1873-92.

Puri, M. (2009). Unintended pregnancy among young couples in Nepal: Determinants and consequences of unintended pregnancy. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, Germany

Puri, M., Horstman, R, Matthews, Z, Falkingham, J, Padmadas, S and Devkota, S (2008). Examining out-of-pocket expenditures on reproductive and sexual health among the urban population of Nepal. Population Review, 47 (2) 50-66.

Puri, M., and Cleland, J. (2007). Assessing the factors sexual harassment among young female migrant workers in Nepal. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22(11) 1363-1381

Puri, M., Ingham, R. Matthews, Z. (2007) Factors affecting abortion decision making among young couples. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40, 535-542

Puri, M. (2007). Consequences of unintended pregnancy among married women in Nepal. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 1(2): 37-46

Puri, M. Matthews, Z. Ingham, R. (2006). Pregnancy intentions transition among young couples in Nepal. Population Review, 45(2), 44-59

Puri, M., and Cleland, J. (2006). Sexual behaviour and risk perception of sexually transmitted infection among young factory workers in Nepal. Journal of Adolescent Health, 38, 237-246

Puri, M., Hortsman R. Shrestha, M. and Pradhan E (2006). Out-of-pocket expenditure on sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS among the urban population of Nepal. Available on http://www.resourceflows.org/?module=uploads&func=download&fileId=249

Tamang, A., Tamang, J., Nepal, B., Adhikari, R. (2006). Adolescent girls’ perspectives on sexual and reproductive health illnesses and their care seeking behavior in rural Nepal. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Vol 1, No. 1, May 2006.

Tamang, A., Tamang, J. (2005). Availability and acceptability of medical abortion in Nepal: Health care Providers’ Perspectives Reproductive Health Matters Vol. 13, Number 26, November 2005

Puri, M, and Busza, J. (2004). In forests and factories: Sexual behaviour among young migrant workers in Nepal. Culture Health and Sexuality, March-April, 2004 6(2) 145-158.

Puri, M. (2003). Thai success in controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS: Effective intervention or coincidence? Population, July 20031(1).

Puri, M. (2002). Sex education: Controversy, evidence, challenges and possible solutions. Nepal Population Journal 10(9): 51-58

Tamang, A., Nepal, B., Puri, M., Shrestha, D. (2001). Sexual behaviour and risk perceptions among young men in border towns of Nepal. Asia-Pacific Population Journal 16(2), 195-209

Tamang, A., Nepal, B. (2001). Providing Adolescent Health Services: The Nepalese Experiences Sexual and Reproductive Health – Recent Advances, Future Directions Publishers: New Age International (P) Limited Volume I, 379-398.

Tamang, A., Puri, M. (1999). Unsafe abortions, abortion law and their implication on women’s health and lives in Nepal. Nepal Population Journal9(8).

Tamang, A., Shrestha, N., Sharma, K. (1999). Determinants of Induced Abortions and Subsequent Reproductive Behavior among Women in Three Urban Districts of Nepal “Abortion in the Developing World” by World Health Organization; Vistaar Publications, New Delhi 1999

Tamang, A. (1996). Induced Abortions and Subsequent Reproductive Behavior among Women in urban areas of Nepal – Social Change- Issues and Perspectives; Journal of the Council for Social Development: Vol.26 No.3&4 Sept-Dec. 1996
Unsafe abortions, Abortion Law and their implications on women’s health and lives in Nepal, Nepal Population Journal 2000