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"I was obligated to accept": Measuring Autonomy and Coercion in Global Family Planning​

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This talk will explore the ways that the ideology of fertility reduction permeates the design and evaluation of contemporary family planning projects, 25 years after the International Conference on Population and Development called for an end to population control. The talk will draw from the Contraceptive Autonomy Study, a project designed to explore various dimensions of autonomy and coercion in family planning and to develop new understandings about why and how adverse experiences with contraceptive coercion manifest. This presentation will focus specially on modes of measurement, and the challenges to designing new measures that better assess person-centred and justice-based approaches to contraceptive care.



Free and open to all. No registration required.


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