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Fertility of Muslim women in lower Bengal

Fertility of Muslim women in lower Bengal

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Published by Publication Division, Institute of Social Studies in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bengal (India),
  • India,
  • Bengal.
    • Subjects:
    • Fertility, Human -- India -- Bengal.,
    • Muslim women.,
    • Bengal (India) -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementK. L. Bhowmik ... [et al.] ; with a foreword by A. K. Das.
      ContributionsBhowmik, K. L., 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1050.B4 F47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p. ;
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4867118M
      LC Control Number75907981

      Book Review on The world of Muslim Women in Colonial Bengal [Sonia Nishat Amin].   Addressing Muslim women from across the country via a video link at an event marking the first anniversary of the Muslim Women (Protection .

        This item: The Rise of Islam and the Bengal Frontier, (Volume 17) (Comparative Studies on Muslim by Richard M. Eaton Paperback $ Available to ship in days. Ships from and sold by s: 5. Get this from a library! The world of Muslim women in colonial Bengal, [Sonia Amin].

      In , for the first time the fertility among Palestinian women in East Jerusalem () dropped below the fertility rate for Jewish women (). Today, the birthrate among Palestinian women in the West Bank is , in Gaza it is and among Jewish Israelis it is 3, while in the Jewish colonies in the West Bank the fertility rate.   Indian women are choosing to have fewer children — the total fertility rate (TFR) declined to an all-time low of in after being stable at for the four years from to , according to the Sample Registration System (SRS) compiled by Registrar General of India (RGI) for SRS is the largest demographic survey in the country mandated to provide annual estimates of.


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Fertility of Muslim women in lower Bengal. Calcutta: Publication Division, Institute of Social Studies, (OCoLC) Document Fertility of Muslim women in lower Bengal book Book: All Authors / Contributors: K L Bhowmik. This highly interesting book studies the cultural context of modernisation of middle-class Muslim women in late 19th- and 20th-century Bengal.

Its frames of reference are the Bengal 'Awakening', the Reform Movements -- Brahmo/Hindi and Muslim -- and the Women's Question as articulated in material and ideological terms throughout the by: 5.

Mass Conversion to Islam: Theories and Protagonists. The most interesting fact revealed by the census of was the enormous host of Muhammadans resident in Lower Bengal—not massed around the old capitals, but in the alluvial plains of the Delta.

Education of Muslim women leads to their empowerment, since it removes some of the obstacles to economic, social development and religious superstition also.

In West Bengal Muslim population is high. It is the responsibility of Government to educate them and the education can help to enhance the capacity of Muslim women in West Size: KB. Religion does play an important role, as the Muslim women have higher fertility and lower decision making power in West Bengal; while in Bangladesh, the Muslim women enjoy better decision making.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Social History of The Muslims in Bengal (Down to A.D.

) - Abdul Karim Item Preview remove-circle Muslim World, Muslim Civilization Collection opensource Language English. decline in fertility rate among Hindu women is much higher compared to that of Muslim women.

The reason for the lower willingness to adopt family planning can be explained by the religious restrictions which ordain no use of family planning by individuals following Islam. The Muslim Fertility Project (MFP) is an initiative that includes my current research study, as well as the long-term goal of creating a support group for Muslim women struggling with infertility.

My current study aims to understand the impact of faith on the mental health and coping of Muslim women with fertility issues. Mumbai: Hindus have India’s highest infant mortality rate with deaths per 1, live births and the third highest fertility rate--the average number of children a woman would have by the end of her childbearing years--ofthe latest health data show.

Hindus also have the third-lowest access to healthcare facilities, with only % women receiving antenatal care (including at least. In West Bengal a study was conducted on situation of Muslim Women (Mondal, ). The study observed that Muslim society in West Bengal is not homogeneous.

It is divided into various groups and sub-groups. The major difference between them is that the Muslim women in West Bengal are. It was commonly believed during the nineteenth century that it had been introduced as a protective measure during the Muslim invasion.¹ Later it came to be an indication of status in imitation of the custom of the ruling Muslim power.

Upper-caste Hindu women observed purdah, whereas most lower-caste women. would be lower than the latter. Both the measures from NFHS- 1 and NFHS-2 suggest that Muslim fertility is about 30 per cent higher than the Hindu fertility, or a difference in lifetime fertility of roughly one birth per woman.

Thus the percentage difference in Hindu-Muslim fertility. % and in private Ltd is about %. Muslim employed in manufacturing sector is about % while state constitutes about % (). Muslim workers engaged in Trade about % and % for the state of West Bengal. Self employed Muslim workers in Missing: Fertility.

It is connected to the rest of India by the Siliguri Corridor in the state of West Bengal, a narrow strip of land, 22 km long, This may lead to lower fertility among second‐generation immigrants.

As the percentage of Muslim women in a village increases, so too does the fertility after all background characteristics are controlled for. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. A Narrative of Communal Politics: Uttar Pradesh, Women in Bengal Dagmar Engels.

Oxford University Press. A Muslim Woman Speaks. Iqbalunnisa Hussain. Oxford University Press. Chatra andolana ka itihasa. • Monolithic stereotypes of Muslim women have long prevailed in the West, distorting the enormous interregional, intraregional, and class variations in their circumstances and status.

• Serious social scientific scholarship on women worldwide was scarce until the s. Since then the study of women, including Muslim women, has exploded. - Buy The Rise of Islam & the Bengal Frontier – (Paper) (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies) book online at best prices in India on Read The Rise of Islam & the Bengal Frontier – (Paper) (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 1.

Bengali Muslims (Bengali: বাঙ্গালী মুসলমান, romanized: Bangali Musolman) are an ethnic, linguistic and religious population who make up the majority of Bangladesh's citizens and the largest minority in the Indian states of West Bengal and Assam.

They are Bengalis who adhere to Islam and speak the Bengali form the largest Bengali and the second Missing: Fertility.

This is a list of the States and union territories of India of India ranked in order of number of children born for each woman. Recent surveys show that majority of Indian states fertility rate has fallen well below the replacement level of and the country is fast approaching the replacement level itself.

The total fertility rate of India stands at as of The conquest of Bengal by these ruthless foreigners was like a terrible hurricane which swept over the country, when a peace-loving people were subjected to all imaginable terrors and torments—wholesale massacres, pillages, abduction and enslavement of men and women, destruction of temples, palaces, images and libraries, and forcible conversion.

Methods: A cross sectional study on fertility perception among married women of reproductive age group, was carried out in 3 blocks and 2 municipality areas of Howrah District of West Bengal, India, covering 12 villages and 4 wards, selected by stratified multistage random sampling, for a period of 6 months from April to September Similarly only 84 percent of the young women aged 15–25 practice purdah in Bangladesh compared with 94 percent of Muslim women in West Bengal and 75 percent of Hindu women in West Bengal recorded in IHDS.

These comparisons should be treated cautiously because of small sample sizes.Islam (in Bengal) came to Bengal comparatively late. Within about one hundred years of its advent, Islam penetrated into northwestern India, and Arabian traders came into contact with the coastal regions of India, including Bengal.

But it took about five hundred years for Muslim political power to reach Bengal.