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How Contraception Spurred Conversation in India

Khunti, Jharkhand, India.

Women gather for saas bahu pati sammelan (meeting of the mother in law, daughter in law and husband) in the village of Khunti, Jharkhand, India. Image by Hannah Harris Green. India, 2018.

Women gather for saas bahu pati sammelan (meeting of the mother in law, daughter in law and husband) in the village of Khunti, Jharkhand, India. Image by Hannah Harris Green. India, 2018.

The state of Jharkhand in India launched a pilot project to test a calendar-based method of birth control developed at Georgetown University several years back. And along the way, it spurred conversations, and not just among couples. Hannah Harris Green reports.