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Childwatch International

Unit for Child and Youth Research, India

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Unit for Child and Youth Research

Tata Institute of Social Sciences
P.O. Box 8313 Deonar
Mumbai 400088

Tel: +91-22-556 3290
Fax: +91-22-556 2912
E-mail: [email protected]

Usha Nayar

Research on health, education, media and personality development of children
and youth from vulnerable sections of society as well as issues of their
living, particularly in urban areas; the research focus is on programme
and policy development

Ongoing projects:
– Working parents and their lifestyles in Bombay
– Field perceptions of the social group method
– Informal education among the tribal children in Betul District
– Health status of Indian youth: a study on data, indicators and inequalities
– Health status of adolescents: a study in Bombay
– A study of agencies working in the field of youth development
– Health and lifestyle of adolescents
– Child and youth welfare in India (a trend report)
– Children and technology: alternatives and possibilities

– psychology
– developmental clinical psychology
– social work (FCW)
– child development
– demography
– anthropology (social)
– anthropology (physical)
– International United Nations agencies and others
– National research bodies
– Ministries
– Voluntary organizations
– National and international university departments working in the field
of child and youth research

Last updated: 14 September 1998

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