Population Council Journal

Studies in Family Planning

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Studies in Family Planning is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal publishing public health, social science, and biomedical research with a primary focus on low- and middle-income countries. Issues contain original research articles, reports, commentaries, and data papers. We welcome submissions in: sexual and reproductive health, fertility, family planning, HIV/AIDS, abortion, adolescents, maternal/child health, and related topics. All articles are available at no cost to subscribers, and for a fee to others.

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Article Abstracts

A “plus” model for safe transitions to adulthood: Impacts of an integrated intervention layered onto a national social protection program on sexual behavior and health seeking among Tanzania’s youth
Authors: Jennifer Waidler, Ulrike Gilbert, Aroldia Mulokozi, Tia Palermo. 2022

How interviewers affect responses to sensitive questions on the justification for wife beating, the refusal to have conjugal sex, and domestic violence in India
Authors: Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, Fred Arnold. 2022

Turned away and at risk: Denial of family planning services to women in Malawi
Authors: Jill M. Peterson, Jaden Bendabenda, Alexander Mboma, Mario Chen, John Stanback, Geir Gunnlaugsson. 2022

Did COVID-19 impact contraceptive uptake? Evidence from Senegal
Authors: Kamil Fuseini, Leah Jarvis, Augustine Ankomah, Fatou Mbow, Michelle J. Hindin. 2022

The effect of family planning counseling on incident pregnancy in Nepal
Authors: Muqi Guo, Sarah Huber‐Krum, Iqbal Shah, David Canning. 2022

Impact of the Trump administration’s expanded global gag rule policy on family planning service provision in Ethiopia
Authors: Elizabeth Sully, Solomon Shiferaw, Assefa Seme, Suzanne O. Bell, Margaret Giorgio. 2022

Fertility preferences and contraceptive change in low- and middle-income countries
Authors: Mobolaji Ibitoye, John B. Casterline, Chenyao Zhang. 2022

Locating autonomous abortion accompanied by feminist activists in the spectrum of self-managed medication abortion
Authors: Suzanne Veldhuis, Georgina Sánchez-Ramírez, Blair G. Darney. 2022

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Studies in Family Planning accepts only electronic submissions using ScholarOne Manuscripts. See Author Guidelines.

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