Session 89:
Abortion: Measurement, Motivations and Determinants

Friday, May 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Directors Row 4
3rd Floor

Chair: Charles Westoff, Princeton University
Discussant: Axel Mundigo, Center for Health and Social Policy

  1. Socio-Demographic Determinants of Abortion in India: A North-South ComparisonSunita Bose, University at Albany, State University of New York; Katherine Trent, University at Albany, State University of New York

  2. A New Approach to Estimating the Efficacy of Medical AbortionAllison A. Hedley, Princeton University; Charlotte Ellertson, Ibis Reproductive Health; James Trussell, Princeton University; Abigail Norris Turner, Population Council; Beverly Winikoff, Population Council

  3. Women and Reproductive Control: The Nexus between Abortion and Contraceptive Use in IndiaAnju Malhotra, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Laura Nyblade, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Sulabha Parasuraman, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Kerry MacQuarrie, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Namita N. Kashyap, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Sunayana Walia, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

  4. Sex Selective Abortions in Rajasthan, IndiaShalini Verma, Population Council; Hillary Bracken, Population Council; Batya Elul, Population Council

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