Friday, October 2 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   •   Karam 5

Session 190:
Roles of family members and health providers in abortion in Southern countries

Chair: Agnes Guillaume, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
Discussant: Silvina Ramos, Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad (CEDES)

  1. Family ties: household influences on women’s decisions to attempt abortions in Madhya Pradesh, IndiaJeffrey Edmeades, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) ; Kerry MacQuarrie, University of Washington ; Laura Nyblade, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

  2. Norms surrounding access to abortion in Lomé (Togo): discourses of women and health care personnelAfiwa N'bouke, Université de Montréal

  3. Male attitudes to cases of unwanted pregnancy and their involvement in abortion decision making in southwest NigeriaOlasupo P. Ogunjuyigbe, Obafemi Awolowo University ; Sunday Adedini, Obafemi Awolowo University

  4. Pathways to unsafe abortion in Ghana: the role of male partners, women, and health providersHilary Schwandt, Johns Hopkins University ; Andreea A. Creanga, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; Kwabena Danso, University of Ghana ; Richard M.K. Adanu, University of Ghana ; Michelle J. Hindin, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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