Gender Justice | VOL. 12, ISSUE 74, September-October 2012 |

Gender Sensitisation in the Census

The Census of India is an authentic source of information on housing, demographic, social and economic aspects of population at the lowest administrative levels; village in rural areas and ward in urban areas and is widely used for policy and planning purposes. The Indian census is carried out on house to house basis by a personal visit of enumerators. It adopts extended de facto methodology whereby all the persons living in households during the major part of enumeration (9th to...

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