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This report highlights the contraceptive use dynamics among 2,699 married women in India who began using one of four reversible contraceptive methods over one year. Women aged 15-49 were enrolled into the study from Odisha and Haryana states within one month of starting their reversible method—interval intrauterine device (IUD), postpartum IUD (PPIUD), injectable contraceptive, or […]

Journal Article

Journal: PLOS ONE Authors: Elizabeth Tobey, Aparna Jain, and Arupendra Mozumdar Abstract: To understand the relationship between pregnancy intentions and contraceptive use, a growing body of research has begun to examine various domains of women’s attitudes towards pregnancy, acknowledging that these attitudes may contradict one another, and women may be ambivalent. This study examines pregnancy […]

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This research report describes results from an implementation science study that explored the feasibility and acceptability of administering depot medroxyprogesterone acetate-subcutaneous (DMPA-SC) among healthcare providers and family planning (FP) clients in Ghana. DMPA-SC is an injectable contraceptive method that can be self-administered. The study, conducted by the Population Council through the USAID-funded Evidence Project in […]

Journal Article

Journal: PLOS ONE Authors: Katharine J. McCarthy, Ruchi Mehta and Nicole A. Haberland Abstract:  Introduction: Harmful gender norms, views on the acceptability of violence against women, and power inequities in relationships have been explored as key drivers of male perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV). Yet such antecedents have been inconsistently measured in the empirical literature. This systematic […]

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Working with the Directorate of Women, National Solidarity and Family in Burkina Faso and community partners in the Eastern Region of Burkina Faso, the Evidence Project scaled proven approaches to delaying marriage for young girls by raising awareness about the negative effects of early marriage. The approaches scaled were based on evidence generated in a […]