Session 148:
Women's Empowerment, Men's Authority, and Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Saturday, May 11
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Rockdale
2nd Floor

Chair: David Shapiro, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Basile Tambashe, Tulane University

  1. Women's Empowerment and Fertility Decline among the Pare of Kilimanjaro Region, Northern TanzaniaUlla Larsen, Harvard University; Marida Hollos, Brown University

  2. Rural West African Women: Will Empowerment Reduce Their Fertility?Christine Ouedraogo, University of Ouagadougou

  3. Women's Authority, Couple Agreement, and Reproductive Outcomes in NigeriaMary M. Kritz, Cornell University

  4. Men's Influence on the Onset and Progress of Fertility Transition in AfricaLaurie DeRose, University of Maryland; Alex Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

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