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Fertility and contraceptive demand among young women in Eastern Province, Zambia

Angela Browne

Fertility and contraceptive demand among young women in Eastern Province, Zambia

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Published by s.n. in [Lusaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Birth control -- Zambia.,
    • Fertility, Human -- Zambia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAngela Browne, Hazel Barrett.
      ContributionsBarrett, Hazel R., 1955-, Shilalukey-Ngoma, Mary., ESRC Global Environmental Change Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRG136 .B76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination7, [1] leaves ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3985118M
      LC Control Number2001313194

      The future pace of fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa is the main determinant of future world population growth and will have massive implications for Africa and the rest of the world, not least through international migration pressure and difficulties in meeting the sustainable development goals. In this context, there have been concerns about recent stalls in the fertility decline in. HIV and Family Planning in Eastern Province, Zambia. Zambia is one of the countries in Africa worst hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic: HIV prevalence is estimated at % nationally and at % in the Eastern Province. Nationally, HIV prevalence is higher among women (%) than men (%.) Figure Percent Distribution of Assisted Delivery during Pregnancy by Province, Zambia, /14 17 Figure Life Expectancy at Birth by Sex, 18 Figure HIV Prevalence among Women and Men aged years, Zambia, , and 19 Figure HIV Prevalence Rate by Rural/Urban, Results: The rate of isolation of NG from the endocervix was % among infertile women and % in fertile women (p>). Nearly 15% of infertile women had past episodes of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and 26% had had induced abortions. Infertile women were more likely to .

      Securing The Future Of The Nigerian Youth By Lowering Fertility Rates. By the end of , Sub-Saharan Africa will be housing over million adolescents aged from 10 to 19 years and this figure.


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Fertility and contraceptive demand among young women in Eastern Province, Zambia by Angela Browne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author(s): Browne,Angela; Barrett,Hazel R,; Shilalukey-Ngoma,Mary Title(s): Fertility and contraceptive demand among young women in Eastern Province, Zambia Zambia book Browne, Hazel Barrett. Country of Publication: Zambia Publisher: [Lusaka: s. ] Description: 7, [1] leaves ; 30 cm.

Language: English LCCN: MeSH: Contraception Behavior; Fertility; Zambia Notes:. Average levels of schooling among women of reproductive age are I.

WOMEN'S SCHOOLING, FERTILITY, AND CONTRACEPTIVE USE Women's schooling is posited to result in lower fertility and, by inference, Zambia Zimbabwe - YWCA Young Womens Christian Association Family planning Contraceptive prevalence rate (''97) 26 Total fertility rate () 2) of births attended by - The Strategic Plan for the Advancement of Women in Zambia addresses the framework to ensure the.

common sexual and reproductive health problems among young people in Kenya and Zambia. Yet, the reproductive health services are underutilised. masturbation, contraceptive use and abortion, but were at the same time income countries occur in young women under the.

This study explores the economic relationships between women's schooling, fertility rates, and contraceptive use in Tanzania where population growth and fertility rates are among the highest in the world and aggravate the already ailing economy. Two models are used: fertility and contraceptive use.

The study surveys women ages 15 to 49 drawing on data from the Demographic and Health. relationship between female education, contraceptive use, and fertility rates in Uganda. Our findings reveal that female education, especially at the secondary and post-secondary levels, increases the likelihood of using contraceptives and reduces fertility.

As a result, measures that aim to educate women beyond secondary level are needed. helps determine the need for contraception, whether for spacing or limiting births, and the extent studies and surveys on fertility indicate that fertility preferences differ among husbands 3Eastern, 4Nyanza, 5Rift-valley, 6Western and 7North-Eastern.

Nairobi is the. it address women empowerment among the African and females. Marriage and contraceptive use are two of the most powerful determinants of fertility. fertility of African women in South. This study explores the economic relationships between womens schooling, fertility rates, and contraceptive use in Tanzania where population growth and fertility rates are among the highest in the world and aggravate the already ailing economy.

Two models are used: fertility and contraceptive use. The study surveys women ages 15 to Zambia has recorded an increase in the fertility rate currently standing at percent children per woman.

Meanwhile, the rate of increase in fertility has raised concern among members of the. IBADAN, Nigeria, Oct 12 (IPS) - Africas hopes of feeding a population projected to double by amidst a worsening climate crisis rest on huge investments in agriculture, including creating the conditions so that women can empower themselves and lead efforts to transform the continents farming landscape.

Rhoda Tumusiime. THE SITUATION OF WOMEN IN ZAMBIAN POLITICS. 3 Zambias comparative performance within the SADC region at local government level.

3 Total number of registered voters per province during Zambias General Elections. 5 Total number of women adopted as Councilors by Political Parties in General Elections.

Fertility Desire and Contraceptive Use among Women in Nigeria. Odewale, B. and OIadosun, M. and Amoo, Emmanuel O. () Fertility Desire and Contraceptive Use among Women in Nigeria.

In: 3rd International Conference On African Development Issues (CU-ICADI), May 9- May 11Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. PDF. The Effect of Fertility and Education on Female Labour Force Participation in Ghana. Edward Nketiah-Amponsah.

William Baah-Boateng. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. Labour supply for men and women in Ghana. By Nyarkoah Abaidoo. Women and Labour market. By Sonam Ummersingh. The Power to Choose:Women and Labour Market Decisions in. being negligible in Dakar. For example, employment rate among women aged years is 58 in in Lomé, compared to 32 in in Dakar.

Similarly, 90 of women aged are working in Lomé compared to 60 of their counterparts in Dakar (Brilleau, Roubaud and Torelli, ). However, in both cities, women are mainly.

InZambia's total fertility rate was estimated to have been atdown from in The country is also said to have a very young population by world standards. tends to be lower among older women, the benefits of contraception will not be as great and so usage is likely to be lower among these women.

If, as argued earlier, fertility is lower among higher wage and thus better educated women, contraceptive usage will tend to rise with maternal education. Author information: (1)Chitokoloki Mission Hospital, Chitokoloki via Zambezi, North Western Province Zambia. Adolescent fertility rate is defined as the number of births per in women aged years.

These rates are highest in sub-Saharan Africa. National data from Zambia suggest the rate has declined from in to in Women selected for the study were between the ages of 18 married, living with their husbands and not currently pregnant. In addition to comparisons among the three groups, the study also gathered information on fertility preferences, contraceptive use, birth history and other demographic information.

For example, women who complete secondary school (12 years or more) are about twice as likely to use modern contraceptive methods as women who do not complete primary school. Fertility When other background characteristics are held constant, education becomes a powerful predictor of fertility and contraceptive use among women 15 to 49 years old.

among young women below age 20 and women aged 35 years and above. This pattern of decline by age supports the argument of a postponement of births by young women.

To assess ethnic fertility variations in Zambia, cluster analysis, multivariate analysis of variance and discriminant analysis are applied to Zambian anthropological and demographic data. First, using 35 anthropological dimensions (as presented in.

The report on the Gambia Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) just out has spoken of the high fertility and youth of Gambians, adding that the population of reproductive age is very young.

More than 60 percent of the interviewed men and women are younger than and only 6 percent of them are in the age 45 49 group. Zambia. The movement of people into, out of and inside Zambia is a crucial element of the social fabric for all Zambians.

This mobility is primarily responsible for the diverse cultural heritage enjoyed by Zambia today. With a per capita gross domestic product (GDP) of around US 1, Zambia is now a lower. All three sets of indicators have been used in literatures to test the relationship between womens empowerment and contraceptive use and fertility.

Evidences of significant impact of the above three sets of empowerment indicators are found. Gage () tests the linkage between womens position and contraceptive behavior. The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation inand headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests.

LIKE in many parts in the world, Zambia is witnessing a changing life style which affects fertility and has seen increased demand for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). We posit that household decision-making over fertility is characterized by moral hazard due to the fact that most contraception can only be perfectly observed by the woman.

Using an experiment in Zambia that varied whether women were given access to contraceptives alone or with their husbands, we find that women given access with their husbands.

girls face. This paper uses difference-in-differences models to assess the impact of Zambias School Re-entry Policy on educational attainment and adolescent fertility among females in Zambia. Data were drawn from the and Zambia Censuses.

The results indicate that. Lower fertility frees up time for women to remain in the workforce; but also being in the workforce raises the opportunity cost of having children (Schultz ). The simultaneity of the fertility and female labor force decision to the contraceptive pill for young women.

about 6,7 children per woman during the late s to about 2,8 children per woman in ; (2) the level of fertility in South Africa is among the lowest in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa; (3) like in other populations, the patterns of fertility differ by socio-economic characteristics (i.

population group, province, education level of. nuptiality, age structure, migration, fertility, and mortality among others. The fertility monograph describes and analyses the levels and trends of South African fertility. It provides the most robust estimates of current levels of fertility using census data and explores patterns of fertility behavior amongst women in South Africa.

In Kenya, fertility decline have not been homogeneous within the regions and continue to follow different pathways (Blacker, ). InWestern province had the highest fertility () while Coast province had the lowest fertility rate () in a part form Nairobi. Sinceinteresting fertility changes have taken place.

size. There may also be a growing demand for efficient contraceptives among unmarried women who want to delay the onset of marriage and childbearing. Consequently, Caldwell et al.

predict that fertility decline in Africa is likely to involve a simultaneous uptake in contraceptive use at all ages. Objectives To determine the incidence of unintended pregnancy among female sex workers (FSWs) in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Design We searched MEDLINE, PsychInfo, Embase and Popline for papers published in English between January and Januaryand Web of Science and Proquest for conference abstracts. Meta-analysis was performed on the primary.

Womens Education and Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa David Shapiro Abstract Sub-Saharan Africa was the last major part of the developing world to initiate fertility decline, and fertility in the region remains high compared to fertility in Asia and Latin America.

Womens education is correspondingly comparatively low in the region. CONTEXT It is generally believed that women's lack of decision-making power may restrict their use of modern contraceptives.

However, few studies have examined the different dimensions of women's empowerment and contraceptive use in African countries. METHODS Data came from the latest round of Demographic and Health Surveys conducted between and in Namibia, Zambia, Ghana. HIV and Family Planning in Eastern Province, Zambia HIV is a common occurrence in Zambia where the national average for the prevalence of HIV is.

Unmet need for contraception is relatively high in Zambia at and even slightly higher in the Eastern Province (), where the interventions are implemented While almost.

Among policy alternatives, educating girls and young women is considered a highly effective means of lowering fertility and accomplishing this goal (United Nations, ).

Moreover, there is a growing consensus that investments in the education of young girls and women yield additional private and social returns, including improved child. percent among married women.

While the CPR has been going up, so have contraceptive discontinuation rates. The overall month contraceptive discontinuation rate among new users was 19 percent inand byit had risen to 24 percent. In addition to desiring a pregnancy, women mainly discontinued contraception. Paperback 34 pages.

Free. Zimbabwe has invested massively in public infrastructure since independence in The impact of these investments on demographic outcomes is examined using household survey data matched with two community surveys. A woman's education is a powerful predictor of both fertility and contraceptive use.General Situation of Women in the Republic of Zambia In the Republic of Zambia (hereinafter referred to as “Zambia”, there exists a deep-rooted concept of an Marriage at a young age, teenage pregnancy and violence against women are quite common and the The prevalence rate of HIV among women of % is much higher than the % for.Zambia ranks among the countries with highest levels of poverty and inequality globally.

More than 58% () of Zambia’s million people earn less than the international poverty line of $ per day (compared to 41% across Sub-Saharan Africa) and three quarters of the poor live in rural areas.