Attitudes to 'Kaponya Mafumo': the terminators of pregnancy in urban Zambia.

  title={Attitudes to 'Kaponya Mafumo': the terminators of pregnancy in urban Zambia.},
  author={Dale Webb},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  volume={15 2},
  • Dale Webb
  • Published 2000 in Health policy and planning
As part of a larger study of adolescent sexual and reproductive health in urban Zambia, the issue of unwanted pregnancy and abortion was considered through the examination of the perceptions of both adolescents and adults. Young people rank sexual health as their primary health issue, and sexual behaviour is integrally linked into other aspects of their lives. Pregnancies were deemed to be a common occurrence amongst the adolescents, with an estimated two-thirds of unwanted pregnancies ending… CONTINUE READING
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