Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Ann Moore, Principal Research Scientist

Ann Moore joined the Guttmacher Institute in 2004. Dr. Moore received her Ph.D. in sociology with a specialization in demography from the University of Texas in 2004. She has co-authored both quantitative and qualitative work on domestic and international reproductive health issues in Brazil, the US-Mexico border region, the United States, and sub-Saharan Africa. Substantively, she has focused on sexual negotiation, unwanted sexual experiences, contraceptive procurement, abortion experiences including access, domestic violence & reproductive health, adolescents, unsafe abortion and maternal mortality. She has served on the board of directors for the National Network of Abortion Funds and Student Pugwash, USA. Dr. Moore is a member of the Population Association of America, the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, the Union of African Population Studies and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Since fall 2008, Dr. Moore has also been an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University at Albany-State University of New York.

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Publications Include:

Moore AM et al., Attitudes of women and men living with HIV and their healthcare providers towards pregnancy and abortion by HIV-positive women in Nigeria and Zambia, African Journal of AIDS Research, 2015, 14(1):29-42.

Mohamed SF et al., The estimated incidence of induced abortion in Kenya: a cross-sectional study, BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 2015, 15(185):s12884-015-0621-1.

Stillman M et al., Abortion in India: A Literature Review, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2014.

Moore AM et al., Bucking social norms: Examining anomalous fertility aspirations in the face of HIV in Lusaka, Zambia, Social Science and Medicine, 2014, 119:88-97.

Frohwirth L, Moore AM and Maniaci R, Perceptions of susceptibility to pregnancy among U.S. women obtaining abortions, Social Science & Medicine, 2013, 99: 18-26.

Moore, AM, Kibombo R and Cats-Baril D, Ugandan opinion-leaders’ knowledge and perceptions of unsafe abortion, Health Policy and Planning, 2013, 29(7):893-901.

Basinga P et al., Grossesse non désirée et avortement provoqué au Rwanda, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2012.

Basinga P et al., Unintended Pregnancy and Induced Abortion in Rwanda: Causes and Consequences, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2012.

Kavanagh ML et al., Community attitudes towards childbearing and abortion among HIV-positive women in Nigeria and Zambia, Culture, Health & Sexuality, 2012, 15(2): 160-174.

Moore AM, Madise N and Awusabo-Asare K, Unwanted sexual experiences among young men in four sub-Saharan African countries: prevalence and context, 2012, Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care, 14(9): 1021-1035.

Jones RK, Frohwirth L and Moore AM, More than poverty: disruptive events among women having abortions in the USA, Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 2012, 39: 36-43.

Basinga P et al., Abortion incidence and postabortion care in Rwanda, Studies in Family Planning, 2012, 43(1):11-20.

Moore AM, Frohwirth LF and Blades N, What women want from abortion counseling in the United States: a qualitative study of abortion patients in 2008, Social Work in Health Care, 2011, 50(6):424-442.

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.

Moore AM, Singh S and Bankole A, Do women and men consider abortion as an alternative to contraception in the United States? An exploratory study, Global Public Health, 2011, 6(1):S25-S37.

Jones RK, Moore AM and Frohwirth LF, Perceptions of male knowledge and support among U.S. women obtaining abortions, Women's Health Issues, 2011, 21(2):117-123.

Moore AM, Jagwe-Wadda G and Bankole A, Men’s attitudes about abortion in Uganda, Journal of Biosocial Science, 2011, 43:31-45.

Moore AM, Frohwirth L and Miller E, Male reproductive control of women who have experienced intimate partner violence in the United States, Social Science & Medicine, 2010, 70(11):1737-1744.

Singh S et al., Barriers to Safe Motherhood in India, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2009.

Moore AM et al., Adolescent Marriage and Childbearing in India: Current Situation and Recent Trends, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2009.

Kibombo R et al., Adults’ Perceptions of Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health: Qualitative Evidence from Uganda, Occasional Report, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2008, No. 35.

Jones RK, Frohwirth LF and Moore AM, "I would want to give my child, like, everything in the world": How issues of motherhood influence women who have abortions, Journal of Family Issues, 2008, 29(1):79-99.

Wittenberg J et al., Protecting the Next Generation in Malawi: New Evidence on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2007.

Neema S, Moore AM and Kibombo R, Qualitative evidence of adolescents' sexual and reproductive health experiences in Uganda, Occasional Report, 2007, New York: Guttmacher Institute, No. 31.

Moore AM, Biddlecom A, and Zulu E, Prevalence and meanings of exchange of money or gifts for sex in unmarried adolescent sexual relationships in sub-Saharan Africa, African Journal of Reproductive Health, 2007, 11(3):44-61.

Moore AM et al., Coerced first sex among adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa: prevalence and context, African Journal of Reproductive Health, 2007, 11(3):62-82.

Finer LB et al., Timing of steps and reasons for delays in obtaining abortions in the United States, Contraception, 2006, 74(4):334-344.

Jagwe-Wadda G, Moore AM, and Woog V, Abortion Morbidity in Uganda: Evidence from Two Communities, Occasional Report, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2006, No. 26.

Munthali A et al., Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Malawi: results from the 2004 national survey of adolescents, Occasional Report, 2006, New York: Guttmacher Institute, No. 24

Munthali AC et al., Qualitative evidence of adolescents' sexual and reproductive health experiences in selected districts in Malawi, Occasional Report, 2006, New York: Guttmacher Institute, No. 23.

Moore AM, Gender role beliefs at sexual debut: qualitative evidence from two Brazilian cities, International Family Planning Perspectives, 2006, 32(1):45-51.

Finer LB et al., Reasons U.S. women have abortions: quantitative and qualitative perspectives, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2005, 37(3):110-118.

Potter JE, Moore AM, and Byrd T, Cross-Border Procurement of Contraception: Estimates from a postpartum survey in El Paso, Texas, Contraception, 2003, 68(4):281-287.

Miranda-Ribeiro P and Moore AM, Já nas bancas: a saúde reprodutiva das adolescentes vista através das revistas Querida e Capricho Revista da Associação Brasileiro de Estudos Populacionais, 2002, Special Issue on Adolescents, 19(2):263-276.

Criminale C, Moore AM and Shortridge J, Sexuality Resources from Across the World: A SIECUS Annotated Bibliography of Organizations and Available Materials, 1996, SIECUS Report 24(3):25-36.


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