Session 108:
Abortion

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Regis
3rd Floor

Discussant: Andreea A. Creanga, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Chair: Hilary Schwandt, Johns Hopkins University and Western Washington University

  1. Family Planning Counseling and Use among Clients Seeking Abortion Services in Private Health Facilities in KenyaFrancis Obare, Population Council; Wilson Liambila, Population Council; Harriet Birungi, Population Council

  2. Professional Mission and Personal Beliefs: Ethiopian Midwives' Roles in Expanding Access to Abortion Services in the Wake of Legal ReformSarah Jane Holcombe, University of California, Berkeley; Aster Berhe, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Amsale Cherie, Addis Ababa University

  3. Managing Religion and Morality within the Abortion Decision: Data from Qualitative Interviews with Women Obtaining Abortions in the U.S.Lori Frohwirth, Guttmacher Institute; Michele Coleman, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ann M. Moore, Guttmacher Institute

  4. Does Having an Abortion Enable Women to Achieve Their Life Plans? Results from the Turnaway StudyUshma D. Upadhyay, University of California, San Francisco; Antonia Biggs, University of California, San Francisco; Diana G. Foster, University of California, San Francisco

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