Fatima Juárez is a professor at the Center for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies, El Colegio de Mexico. She serves as chair of the Scientific Committee on Adolescent Life Course in Developing Countries for the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) and as a member of the editorial board of the journal Demographic Studies and Urban Planning. She has collaborated in Guttmacher research for many years, and joined the Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2007. In addition, she is former senior lecturer and researcher at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a former Senior Population Affairs Officer and Project Director at the United Nations Population Division. Dr. Juárez is the author or coauthor of more than 80 publications, books, journals and scientific publications.
Recent Publications Include:
Sundaram A et al., Factors associated with abortion-seeking and obtaining a safe abortion in Ghana, Studies in Family Planning, 2012, 43(4): 273-286.
Juárez F and Singh S, Incidence of induced abortion by age and state, Mexico, 2009: new estimates using a modified methodology, International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2012, 38(2):58-67.
Shellenberg KM et al., Social stigma and disclosure about induced abortion: Results from an exploratory study, Global Public Health, 2011, 6(1):S111-S125.
Tsui AO et al., Managing unplanned pregnancies in five countries: Perspectives on contraception and abortion decisions, Global Public Health, 2011, 6(1):S1-S24.
Juárez F and Bayer AM, ‘Without a plan’ but ‘keeping on track’: Views on contraception, pregnancy and abortion in Mexico City, Global Public Health, 2011, 6(1):S90-S110.
Juárez F et al., Barreras para la Maternidad Segura en México, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2010.
Juárez F et al., Las Necesidades de Salud Sexual y Reproductiva de las Adolescentes en México: Retos y Oportunidades, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2010.
Juárez F, et al., Estimates of Induced Abortion in Mexico: What’s Changed Between 1990 and 2006?, International Family Planning Perspectives, 2008, 34(4).
Singh S et al., Unintended Pregnancy and Induced Abortion in the Philippines: Causes and Consequences, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2006