Santhya KG


Santhya KG
Given name:                            Santhya
Surname:                                 K G

Country of nationality:            India
Country of residence:              India

Mailing address:                      Population Council, India Habitat Centre,
                                                 Lodi Road, New Delhi
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Telephone (Home):                 91-11-29811750
Telephone (Office):                91-11-24642901



Highest degree:                                  Ph.D
Year:                                                   2000
Institution:                                          Flinders University of South Australia
Discipline:                                           Population Studies

Current employment/position:           Associate II, Population Council

Previous employment:
1. Associate I, Population Council
2. Senior Programme Officer, Population Council
3. Programme Officer, Population Council

Other honorary or professional positions:
1. APA Council member (2013-15)
2. Member, IUSSP Scientific Panel on Reproductive Health (2011-2014)
3. Member, IUSSP Scientific Panel on Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS (2006-2010)



1. School quality and its association with agency and academic achievements in girls and boys in secondary schools: Evidence from Bihar, India, International Journal of Educational Development, 2015 (with A.J. Francis Zavier, Shireen Jejeebhoy).

2. Sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescent girls: Evidence from low- and middle-income countries, Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 2015 (with Shireen Jejeebhoy)

3. Trafficking of minor girls for commercial sexual exploitation in India: A synthesis of available evidence, New Delhi: Population Council, 2014 (with Shireen Jejeebhoy, Sharmistha Basu)

4. Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014 (with Shireen Jejeebhoy, PM Kulkarni and Firoza Mehrotra)

5. Violence against women in South Asia: The need for the active engagement of the health sector, Global Public Health,2014 (with Shireen Jejeebhoy and R Acharya)

6. Demand for contraception to delay the first pregnancy among young women in India, Studies in Family Planning, 2014 (with Shireen Jejeebhoy and AJ Francis Zavier

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