Session 21:
Adolescent Fertility

Thursday, May 1
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
LaSalle
2nd Floor

Chair: Ann Meier, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: John Casterline, Population Council

  1. Caring Men: Husbands' Involvement in the Maternal Care of Their Adolescent Wives in Rural IndiaAlka Barua, Foundation for Research in Health Systems (FRHS); Rohini P. Pande, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Sunayana Walia, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Kerry MacQuarrie, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

  2. Transitions into Sex, Parenthood and Unions among Adolescents and Young Adults in South AfricaAnn E. Biddlecom, Alan Guttmacher Institute; Anne Bakilana, University of Cape Town

  3. Determinants of Abortion among Young Women in Edo State, NigeriaNancy Murray, Futures Group International; William Winfrey, Futures Group International; Scott Moreland, Futures Group International; Friday Okonofua, Futures Group International; Jerome Mafeni, Futures Group International; Leanne Dougherty, Futures Group International; Minki Chatterji, Futures Group International

  4. Early Teenage Pregnancy among Adolescents in South Nyanza, KenyaMonica A. Magadi, University of Southampton; David Omollo, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Alfred O. Agwanda, University of Nairobi

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