Population Council Journal

Studies in Family Planning

Victoria Boydell, Mahesh Karra, and Francis Obare Appointed Editors of 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.

Special Online Issues:

Latest Issue

View contents of latest issue

Article Abstracts

Family planning in the Sierra Leone Ebola outbreak: Women’s proximal and distal reasoning
Authors: Gillian McKay, Luisa Enria, Sara L. Nam, Maseray Fofanah, Suliaman Gbonnie Conteh, Shelley Lees. 2022

Monetary incentives and early initiation of antenatal care: A matched-pair, parallel cluster-randomized trial in Zambia
Authors: Chitalu Miriam Chama-Chiliba, Peter Hangoma, Natalia Cantet, Patricia Funjika, Grayson Koyi, Maria Laura Alzúa. 2022

Associations between contraceptive decision-making and marital contraceptive communication and use in rural Maharashtra, India
Authors: Melody Nazarbegian, Sarah Averbach, Nicole E. Johns, Mohan Ghule, Jay G. Silverman, Rebecka Lundgren, Madhusudana Battala, Shahina Begum, Anita Raj. 2022

Social network-based induced abortion incidence estimation in Burkina Faso: Examining the impact of the network generating question
Authors: Suzanne O. Bell, Georges Guiella, Selena Anjur-Dietrich, Fiacre Bazie, Yentema Onadja, Saifuddin Ahmed, Caroline Moreau. 2022

Measurement of unmet need for contraception: A counterfactual approach
Authors: Mahesh Karra. 2022

New client-centered discontinuation measures using the Demographic and Health Survey calendar data
Authors: Aparna Jain, Elizabeth Tobey. 2022

For Authors

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

All other correspondence, outside manuscript submission and status of papers, should be sent to:

Studies in Family Planning
Population Council
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
New York, NY, 10017 USA
sfp@popcouncil.org