ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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BHOPAL A YEAR AFTER-Neglect of Women s Health Issues

Notes The findings reported in the paper "Animal and Human Response to Methyl Isocyanate" by U C Pojtzani and ER Kinkhead at a seminar at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (May 16-20,1966), and several publications by the same authors, are adopted in the Material Data Sheet No F 43458 A (UCC) which gives detailed instructions on precautions for THE impact of any disaster, 'natural' or industrial, is felt most acutely by the socially and, economically disadvantaged sections of society, among whom are women. Even within this section the pattern of disability probably reflects the relative-vulnerability of the different groups. In Bhopal, for instance, the very young and the very old have undoubtedly suffered the most. But what is not so readily acknowledged is that women due to their historically determined social location have suffered in significantly different ways.

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