Session 40:
Gender and Reproductive Health

Thursday, March 31
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Thurgood Marshall West
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Sarah Hawkes, University College London
Discussant: Rachel Snow, University of Michigan

  1. Women's Empowerment and Choice of Family Planning MethodsMai Do, Tulane University; Nami Kurimoto, Tulane University

  2. Women’s Autonomy and Utilization of Maternal and Child Health Care Services in IndiaKaushlendra Kumar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Mukesh Tiwari, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  3. Introducing a New Method into the Family Planning Method Mix – Effect on Women’s Empowerment and Contraceptive PrevalenceRebecka I. Lundgren, Georgetown University; Federico R. León, Georgetown University; Irit Sinai, Georgetown University

  4. Understanding Women’s Status, Empowerment and Autonomy in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Need to Contextualize and Validate DHS Gender Analyses with Supplemental Qualitative DataEnid Schatz, University of Missouri at Columbia; Jill Williams, University of Colorado at Boulder

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