Thursday, November 21 /
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Africa: exploring Intersections and Interlinkages
Chair: Chimaraoke Izugbara, International Center for Research on Women
Discussant: Sunday Adedini, University of the Witwatersrand
Examining the Interlinkages of Women’s Economic Empowerment and Reproductive Health in Tanzania •
Esther Dungumaro, University of Dar es Salaam.
Searching the Nexus between Women Empowerment and Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation •
Patrizia Farina, Università degli Studi di Milano - Bicocca; Mawa Mohamed, PhD Student; Livia Ortensi, Researcher; Thomas Pettinato, Researcher.
Is Household Wealth Associated with Consistent Condom Use among Young Women (15-35) in Zimbabwe? •
Empowerment and Entry to Antenatal Care: Does Empowerment Impact the Gestational Age at Which Pregnant Women Receive Antenatal Care? •
Phoebe Miller, University of California Berkeley; Ndola Prata, University of California, Berkeley; Dilys Walker, University of California, San Francisco.
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