Session 171:
Couple Dynamics and Fertility in Africa

Saturday, April 17
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Cumberland F
Exhibition Level

Chair: James H. Jones, Stanford University
Discussant: Paula Miranda-Ribeiro, CEDEPLAR, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

  1. The Marriage Broker: Managing Partner Selection and Union Formation in a Ghanaian Charismatic ChurchNicolette Manglos, University of Texas at Austin

  2. Does Wife’s Education Have a Role in Spousal Agreement on Approval of Family Planning? A Comparative Analysis between Two Muslim Majority Sub-Saharan West African CountriesMian B. Hossain, Morgan State University; Saifuddin Ahmed, Johns Hopkins University

  3. The Effect of Marriage and HIV Status on Condom Use in Rural MalawiPhilip A. Anglewicz, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Couple’s Agreement and Disagreement on Fertility Intention: An Insight into the Reproductive Decision Process in a Polygamous Community in Northern MalawiAngela Baschieri, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); John G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Sian Floyd, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Neil French, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Anna Molesworth, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Albert Dube, Karonga Prevention Study (KPS); Judith R. Glynn, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Emmanuel Banda, Karonga Prevention Study (KPS); Aulive G. Msoma, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

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