This article discusses analyses that were conducted to examine the associations between relationship-level characteristics (i.e., desire for another child, and communication about desired number for children and family planning use) and contraceptive use among couples currently using contraceptives in three Kenyan cities – Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu.
Single mother Christina Bantasan clutched her baby in the shadows of a sprawling Philippine slum, wishing that a controversial birth control law had come earlier so she could have planned her future better.
This paper looks into the existing gap between actual and preferred birth intervals in Bangladesh. The paper also examines the degree to which the birth intervals vary in different geographical locations – namely urban and rural.
The Measurement, Learning & Evaluation (MLE) Project is the evaluation component of the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (Urban RH Initiative), a multi-country program in India, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal that aims to improve the health of the urban poor.
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