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

Interrupted access to and use of family planning among youth in a community-based service in Zimbabwe during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic
Authors: Constancia V. Mavodza, Sarah Bernays, Constance R.S. Mackworth-Young, Rangarirayi Nyamwanza, Portia Nzombe, Ethel Dauya, Chido Dziva Chikwari, Mandikudza Tembo, Tsitsi Apollo, Owen Mugurungi, Bernard Madzima, Katharina Kranzer, Rashida Abbas Ferrand, Joanna Busza. 2022

Child marriage, reproductive outcomes, and service utilization among young Afghan women: Findings from a nationally representative survey in Afghanistan
Authors: Omid Dadras, Tanaporn Khampaya, Takeo Nakayama. 2022

Contraceptive use before and after abortion: A cross-sectional study from Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire
Authors: Sophia Magalona, Meagan Byrne, Funmilola Olaolorun, Rosine Mosso, Elizabeth Omoluabi, Caroline Moreau, Suzanne O. Bell. 2022

Barriers and enablers influencing women’s adoption and continuation of vaginally inserted contraceptive methods: A literature review
Authors: Danielle M. Harris, Anita Dam, Kate Morrison, Chastain Mann, Ashley Jackson, Shannon M. Bledsoe, Andrea Rowan, Kim Longfield. 2022

Abortion legalization in Uruguay: Effects on adolescent fertility
Authors: Wanda Cabella, Cecilia Velázquez. 2022

Contraceptive use in urban Africa: Examining trends in rich–poor gaps
Authors: Alex C. Ezeh, Maurice Anyawie, John C. Cleland. 2022

Perceptions of partners’ fertility preferences and women’s covert contraceptive use in eight sub-Saharan African countries
Authors: Dana O. Sarnak, Alison Gemmill. 2022

Unequal transitions to adulthood: Widening disparities in age at first union, sex, and birth in many low- and middle-income countries
Authors: Ewa Batyra, Hans-Peter Kohler. 2022

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

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