Session 128:
Women's Empowerment and Demographic Processes

Saturday, May 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Conrad C
2nd Floor

Chair: Fred Arnold, ORC Macro
Discussant: Ann E. Biddlecom, Alan Guttmacher Institute

  1. The Effect of Women’s Status and Autonomy on Birth Intervals in Cebu, PhilippinesUshma D Upadhyay, Johns Hopkins University; Michelle Hindin, Johns Hopkins University

  2. Women's Autonomy and Child Survival: A Comparison of Muslims and Non-Muslims in Four Asian CountriesSharon J. Ghuman, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Married Youth and Their Mothers: Do Empowered Mothers Foster Gender-Equitable Relationships and Better Reproductive Health among Young People in Rural Bangladesh?Sidney Ruth Schuler, Center for Applied Behavioral and Evaluation Research; Lisa M. Bates, Harvard University; Farzana Islam, Jahangirnagar University; Md. Khairul Islam, Plan International

  4. Does Divorce Risk Depend on Spouses' Relative Income? A Register-Based Study of First Marriages in Sweden in 1981-1998Guiping Liu, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Andres Vikat, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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