Session 46:
Transition to Adulthood in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thursday, March 31
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Hoover
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Cynthia B. Lloyd, Independent Consultant
Discussant: Alex C. Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. Does Timing of Orphanhood and HIV Prevalence Matter? A Look at Orphans’ Transitions to Sexual Debut and Marriage in Four Sub-Saharan African CountriesSophia Chae, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Meanings and Timing of Leaving Home for Young People in the Slums of NairobiThaddaeus Egondi, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Donatien Beguy, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Caroline Kabiru, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Kanyiva Muindi, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Chi-Chi Undie, Population Council

  3. Sibling Relationships during the Transition to Adulthood in MalawiJasmine Fledderjohann, Pennsylvania State University; Jenny Trinitapoli, Pennsylvania State University; Sara E. Yeatman, University of Colorado at Denver

  4. Migration Experience and Sexual Debut in Urban Kenya: An Event History AnalysisNancy Luke, Brown University; Hongwei Xu, Brown University; Blessing Mberu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Rachel E. Goldberg, Brown University

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