However, there is huge gender disparity in literacy that is prevalent in India. According to a study, lower infant mortality rates have been directly linked to higher education levels of the mothers as can be seen from a regional breakdown of female literacy rates in India. Bangladeshi women show high level of awareness of family planning matters and a much higher use of contraceptives than in India.
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