In collaboration with the Graduate Institute Geneva and the University of Geneva, IFPD participates in a research project on the issues linked to infertility – and associated stigmatization – in underprivileged areas in India and Nepal.
IFPD and its local partners are responsible for the data collection in the areas where they currently implement projects (Delhi, Bodhgaya, Kathmandu) to better understand the social stigma behind childlessness.
The project is financed by the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS).
The objectives of the project are to:
- EExamine infertility as a public health issue with its cultural, social, technological, and policy dimensions
- EEnvision possible actions for better access to prevention and treatment
- EAdvocate on this issue with government representatives
Launched in: 2016
Location: Bodhgaya, State of Bihar, India
Local Partner: Agragami India
International Partner: IHEID, Université de Genève