The promotion of family planning by financial payments: the case of Bangladesh.

@article{Cleland1991ThePO,
  title={The promotion of family planning by financial payments: the case of Bangladesh.},
  author={John Gf Cleland and W. Parker Mauldin},
  journal={Studies in family planning},
  year={1991},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={1-18}
}
The government of Bangladesh and the World Bank commissioned a Compensation Payments Study, carried out in 1987, to assess the merits and demerits of payments for sterilizations to clients, medical personnel, and intermediaries who motivate and refer clients. The study conclusively shows that the decision of Bangladeshi men and women to undergo sterilization is a considered and voluntary act, taken in knowledge of the nature and implications of the procedure, and in knowledge of alternative… CONTINUE READING