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Determinants of women's non-family work in Ghana and Zimbabwe
(Canadian Population Society, 2003)
One objective of this paper is to evaluate the determinants of female non-family work in Africa. Selected labor force participation theories are tested using demographic and health survey data. The traditional kinship-oriented ...
Child spacing and contraception among the poor in Zambia.
(Dove Press, 2010-03-26)
For decades, family planning programs have targeted women in developing countries. These programs bestow a great deal of autonomy on women with respect to fertility decision making. It is well known that a number of close ...
Living arrangements among single mothers in India
(Canadian Population Studies, 2005)
A large proportion of two parent households transition into single parenthouseholds upon marital disruption. Single parent households, especially femaleheaded households face an increase in the risk of poverty. This study ...
The Future of BOTS
A decade of contraceptive use in Cameroon: influences of structural changes.
(Dove Press, 2010-12-22)
The purpose of this article is to examine the impact of social changes over the last two decades in Cameroon. The data for this study are from the 2004 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) (Enquête Démographique et de Santé ...
Spatial divisions and fertility in India
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012-04-24)
The Indian subcontinent can be divided into four geographical divisions. In this paper, we characterize three of the four divisions; the Northern Plains, the Deccan Plateau, and the Northern Mountains or the Himalayan as ...
Reproductive rights approach to reproductive health in developing countries
(Co-Action Publishing, 2011-12-14)
Research on reproductive health in developing countries focuses mostly on the role of economic development on various components of reproductive health. Cross-sectional and empirical research studies in particular on the ...
Age at marriage, contraceptive use and abortion in Yemen.
(Canadian Population Society, 2004)
This paper attempts to examine the extent of influence of the three components of fertility, age at marriage, extent of modern contraceptive use and the level of abortion on fertility in the Republic of Yemen and to explore ...
Love Experiences of Older African Americans: A Qualitative Study
(Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 2015)
Child Malnutrition and Gender Preference in India: The Role of Culture
(Insight Medical Publishing (iMedPub), 2015-10-10)