Funding for this research was provided by:
American Jewish World Service
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Received: 21 July 2017
Accepted: 27 March 2018
First Online: 13 April 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All study participants provided informed consent and/or assent to participate in the study. Verbal informed consent was taken from parents, health care providers and young married men and women prior to the study. Respondents aged below 18 provided assent, while verbal informed consent was sought from their parents.Ethical permission was obtained from the Institutional Review Board of MAMTA- Health Institute for Mother and Child for conducting research. The following members of the institutional ethics committee approved the study:1. Dr. Ravi Verma, Chairperson, Ethics Committee, Regional Director (Expert in Gender and Research studies), International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW), Asia Regional Office, Delhi, India.2. Dr. Sushanta Banerjee, (Expert in Social and behavioral sciences Senior) Advisor, IPAS, New Delhi, India.3. Dr. U.V. Somayajulu: Expert in Biostatistics Statistics. CEO and Executive Director, SIGMA Research and Consulting Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India.4. Dr. AK Sharma: (Expert in social and behavioral sciences) Professor of Sociology, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. India.5. Dr. Anita Acharya, Associate Professor, Lady Harding Medical College, Delhi, India.6. Ms. Sauda Begam, Community Member and Frontline Worker, India.7. Dr. Sunil Mehra, (Medical Expert on RMNCH+A) Executive Director, MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child.
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