Session 38
The Persistence of Unsafe Abortion

Thursday, April 30
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Aqua 311 B
Level 3

Chair: Kristine Hopkins, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Ernestina E. Coast, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

1. Understanding the Reasons behind Ghanaian Women's Pregnancy TerminationsAdriana A. Biney, University of Ghana.

2. Women’s Abortion Seeking Behavior under Restrictive Abortion Laws in MexicoFátima Juárez, El Colegio de México; Jose Luis Palma, Investigación en Salud y Demografía (Insad); Kate Reiss, Marie Stopes International (MSI) ; Akinrinola Bankole, Guttmacher Institute.

3. I Need to Terminate This Pregnancy Even If It Will Take My Life: Effect of Being Denied Legal Abortion on Women's Lives in NepalMahesh Puri, Center for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities (CREHPA); Divya Vohra, University of California, Berkeley; Diana G. Foster, University of California, San Francisco.

4. Abortion Incidence and Unintended Pregnancy in NepalAparna Sundaram, Guttmacher Institute; Mahesh Puri, Center for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities (CREHPA); Anand Tamang, Center for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities (CREHPA); Rubina Hussain, Guttmacher Institute; Marjorie Crowell, Guttmacher Institute; Susheela D. Singh, Guttmacher Institute.

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