Tuesday, September 29 / 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM   •   Karam 5

Session 77:
Men's involvement in children's lives

Chair: Zenaida R. Ravanera, University of Western Ontario

  1. How much difference do fathers make? Assessing the impact of paternal absence on children’s nutritional status in PeruKirk Dearden, Boston University School of Public Health ; Mary Penny, Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional ; Hala Madanat, San Diego State University ; Joshua West, Brigham Young University ; Benjamin Crookston, University of Utah ; Santiago Cueto, Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)

  2. Young children and fathers: patterns and determinants of social and residential arrangements in rural South AfricaVictoria Hosegood, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) ; Ruth Bland, University of Kwazulu-Natal ; Marie-Louise Newell, University of Kwazulu-Natal and African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  3. Fathers and children: alimony and contacts after marriage breakdown (Uruguay)Marisa Bucheli, Universidad de la República, Uruguay ; Wanda Cabella, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

  4. Securing fatherhood through kinwork: a comparison of black fathers and families in South Africa and the U.S.Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland ; Kevin Roy, University of Maryland

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