Session 39:
Gender, Couple Context and Reproductive Health

Thursday, April 15
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Reunion A
Lobby Level

Chair: Jennifer Manlove, Child Trends
Discussant: Elizabeth Wildsmith, Child Trends
Discussant: Heidi Lyons, Bowling Green State University

  1. Waiting to Have Sex: The Timing of First Sexual Intercourse within Young People’s RelationshipsHongwei Xu, Brown University; Nancy Luke, Brown University; Caroline Kabiru, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  2. The Impact of Unequal Gender Relations on Sexual and Reproductive Behavior of Young Women from Different Social Class in Belo Horizonte, BrazilAlessandra S. Chacham, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais; Malco Camargos, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais; Mônica B. Maia, Instituto Vargas de Pesquisa

  3. Effects of Relationship Characteristics on Contraceptive Use and Unintended PregnancyUshma D. Upadhyay, University of California, San Francisco; Tina Raine-Bennett, University of California, San Francisco

  4. Condom Use Negotiation and Practice among Married Women in VietnamMai Do, Tulane University

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