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Association of maternal height with child mortality, anthropometric failure, and anemia in India.
CONTEXT Prior research on the determinants of child health has focused on contemporaneous risk factors such as maternal behaviors, dietary factors, and immediate environmental conditions. Research onExpand
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Gender Socialization during Adolescence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries : Conceptualization, influences and outcomes
The rapid changes that take place during adolescence provide opportunities for the development and implementation of policies and programmes, which can influence the gender socialization process, inExpand
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Economic impacts of child marriage : global synthesis report
The international community is increasingly aware of the negative impacts of child marriage on a wide range of development outcomes. Ending child marriage is now part of the Sustainable DevelopmentExpand
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Lessons Never Learned: Crisis and gender‐based violence
Abstract The COVID‐19 pandemic exposes underlying inequalities in our socio‐economic and health systems, such as gender‐based violence (GBV). In emergencies, particularly ones that involveExpand
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Sexual Pleasure, Partner Dynamics and Contraceptive Use in Malawi.
CONTEXT Despite increases in the use of modern contraceptives, Malawian women have a high unmet need for contraception. Because current understanding of contraceptive use ignores sexual pleasure andExpand
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Factors underlying the use of long-acting and permanent family planning methods in Nigeria: A qualitative study.
The data analyzed in this report were derived from a multimethod qualitative study conducted in Benue and Oyo States of Nigeria in July and August 2011. The findings reveal the myriad of challengesExpand
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Thematic report: Unrecognised sexual abuse and exploitation of children in child early and forced marriage.
This report provides an analysis of the relationship between child early and forced marriage (CEFM) and the sexual exploitation and abuse of children. The report uses a conceptual framework toExpand
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Ideation and intention to use contraceptives in Kenya and Nigeria.
Background Contraceptive use remains low to moderate in most African countries. Ideation or the ideas and views that people hold has been advanced as a possible explanation for differences inExpand
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Child marriage and psychological well-being in Niger and Ethiopia
BackgroundDespite an understanding of the circumstances of child marriage, including how it limits agency and erodes childhood support systems, not much is known about the relationship between childExpand
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Economic impacts of child marriage: Preliminary findings from analyses of existing data.
This research brief discusses the preliminary findings of the Economic Costs of Child Marriage study. Analysis from existing data suggests that in addition to the harmful effects on girls’ healthExpand
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