Thursday, December 9 / 12:00 - 13:30 UTC

Session 154
Influence of Ethnicity and Minority status on Contraception Use

Chair: Paula Miranda-Ribeiro, CEDEPLAR, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

1. Linguistic identity and choice of contraception methods: The curious reliance of the Bengali speaking community on behavioural methodsZakir Husain, Presidency University; Pallabi Das, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur; Inder Sekhar Yadav, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

2. Mending the Gaps in Differential Contraceptive Use in India: The Crucial Role of Identifying Disadvantaged PopulationAshwani Kumar, Y.G. Consultants & Services Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India; Jayachandran A A, Avenir Health (Track20 India Project); Yogender Pal Gupta, Y.G. Consultants & Services.

3. Yearning for a bigger population: The relevance of minority status for fertility preference in the Oromo, EthiopiaD. Susie Lee, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR); Jonah Benjamini, Haverford College; Young Su Park, Haverford College.

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