Social and Logistical Barriers to the Use of Reversible Contraception among Women in a Rural Indian Village

@inproceedings{Hall2008SocialAL,
  title={Social and Logistical Barriers to the Use of Reversible Contraception among Women in a Rural Indian Village},
  author={Mary Ann Kirkconnell Hall and Rob B Stephenson and Sanjay K. Juvekar},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2008}
}
Women in a small coastal village in western India were asked to explain their preference for female sterilization over modern reversible contraceptive methods. Married women aged 19+ years were interviewed in six focus groups (n=60) and individually (n=15) regarding contraceptive methods and their use and side-effects. Women publicly denied contraceptive use but privately acknowledged limited use. They obtained contraceptive information from other village women and believed that modem… CONTINUE READING

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