Population Council Journal

Studies in Family Planning

Studies in Family Planning is a peer-reviewed, international journal publishing public health, social science, and biomedical research on sexual and reproductive health, fertility, and family planning, with a primary focus on developing countries. Each issue contains original research articles, reports, commentaries, data papers, and book reviews. Studies in Family Planning is published quarterly.

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Article Abstracts

Community influences on female genital mutilation/cutting: A comparison of four francophone West African countries
Authors: Sarah R. Hayford, Sarah Garver, Abdramane Bassiahi Soura, Yuk Fai Cheong, Rose Grace Grose, Kathryn M. Yount. 2020

“If the big fish are doing it then why not me down here?”: Informal fee payments and reproductive health care provider motivation in Kenya
Authors: Katherine Tumlinson, Margaret W. Gichane, Sian Curtis. 2020

Female genital mutilation/cutting in Mali and Mauritania: Understanding trends and evaluating policies
Authors: Valeria Cetorelli, Ben Wilson, Ewa Batyra, Ernestina Coast. 2020

Family planning during and after the West African Ebola crisis
Authors: Kristin Bietsch, Jessica Williamson, Margaret Reeves. 2020

Reconceptualizing measurement of emergency contraceptive use: Comparison of approaches to estimate the use of emergency contraception
Authors: Elizabeth Larson, Antonia Morzenti, Georges Guiella, Peter Gichangi, Frederick Makumbi, Yoonjoung Choi. 2020

The Adolescent Data Hub: The largest catalog of open access data on adolescents living in low and middle-income countries
Authors: Corinne White, Christina Misunas, Erica Chuang, Midanna De Almada, Stephanie Psaki, Thoai Ngo. 2020

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