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Friday, November 22 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 138
Understand Changing Patterns of Unions, Families, Households: Factors and Consequences on Child and Elders

Chair: Bilampoa Gnoumou Thiombiano, Université de Ouagadougou
Discussant: Valerie Golaz, INED

1. Composition familiale et mortalité des enfants en Afrique de l’Ouest : Aperçus sur les observatoires de Population de Ouagadougou et de Nanoro, Burkina Faso*Yacouba Y. C. Compaoré, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain); Philippe Bocquier, Université Catholique de Louvain; Abdramane Soura, Université de Ouagadougou; Karim Derra, Demographer, PhD Student.

2. Investigating under-Five Mortality in Non-Orphaned Kinship Care in South Africa: Does Type of Kin Caregiver Matter?Khuthala Mabetha; Nicole De Wet - Billings, University of the Witwatersrand; Clifford O. Odimegwu, University of the Witwatersrand.

3. Child Fostering & Ideal Family Size: Evidence from UgandaCassandra Cotton, Arizona State University.

4. Transitions of Family System and Externalization of Women’s Roles in Sub-Sahara Africa: A Case Study of RwandaYuka Shimamura, The University of Tokyo; Hirotaka Matsuda, Tokyo University of Agriculture; Theogene Abaho, None.

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