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Thursday, November 21 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 119
Family and Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa: Transformation And Consequences II

Chair: Visseho Adjiwanou, Université du Québec à Montréal
Discussant: Benson John, University of Malawi

1. Flux and Strain in Marriage Contraction: The Changing Face of Bridewealth in Contemporary GhanaNaa Dodua Dodoo, University of Ghana.

2. “Cementing” Marriages through Childbearing in Subsequent Unions: Insights into Fertility Differentials among First-Time Married Women and Remarried Women in GhanaGertrude E Elleamoh, University of Ghana; Fidelia A. A. Dake, University of Ghana.

3. Early Marriages in Uganda: A Comparative Assessment of Determinants across RegionsJude Otim, Kyambogo University; Robert Wamala, Makerere University.

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