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Vaishali Purushottam Patil, Ph.D. Student Oregon State University in Public Health and Human Sciences- Corvallis, OR
Master’s in medical Humanities, August, 2016 Casperson School of Graduate Studies, Drew University, Madison, NJ
Family member of Nikiinfotech, published her article with SAGE Publishing and Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Quote" This is one of the only studies to look specifically at female sterilization as it relates to domestic violence in India, said Vaishali P. Patil, an author of the study and a Ph.D. student studying health policy in OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences. India has the highest rate of female sterilization in the world at 39%, and more than 40% of those women are sterilized before age 25."
Her article “Domestic Violence and Sterilization Skew in India: An Instrumental Variable Analysis” is now published and your complimentary e-copy is available at
The permanent link for article is https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520933044.
link to the press release- https://today.oregonstate.edu/news/domestic-violence-india-linked-higher-rates-women-seeking-permanent-sterilization