Session 100:
Adolescent Fertility and Reproductive Health in Africa

Friday, April 1
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Sarah Harbison, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Discussant: Anastasia J. Gage, Tulane University

  1. The Transition of Adolescent Girls to First Sexual Intercourse: Premarital or within a Union? Evidence from Four Sub-Saharan African CountriesGuiella Georges, Université de Montréal

  2. Early Entry into Motherhood among Adolescent Girls in Two Informal Settlements in Nairobi, KenyaDonatien Beguy, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Robert P. Ndugwa, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Caroline Kabiru, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  3. Money, Gifts, and Sex: Parental and Peer Group Influence on Adolescent Transactional Sexual Relationships in Southeastern GhanaAshley E. Frost, Population Reference Bureau (PRB); Jeffrey Bingenheimer, George Washington University

  4. Absent Fathers and Their Children's Sexual and Reproductive Decisions in South Africa: Paternal Orphanhood versus "Abandonment"Lloyd D. Grieger, Yale University

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