Psychosocial workshop events:

Tuesday, April 28

 

Abortion Decision-Making: A micro and macro conceptual framework
Tuesday, April 28, during Abortion Decision Making session from 11:15 A.M. - 11:40 A.M.
Ann Moore, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher

 


 

Panel on findings from a 5-year R01, “Advancing Research on the Consequences of Unintended Childbearing"
Tuesday, April 28, 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Kathryn Kost, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute
Laura Lindberg, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute
Megan Kavanaugh, Senior Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute
Isaac Maddow-Zimet, Research Associate at Guttmacher Institute

 


Wednesday, April 29

 

Characteristics of women who have legal abortions: levels and trends across countries
Wednesday, April 29, during Marriage, Migration and Social Stratification session from 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Gilda Sedgh, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute

 


 

A moving target? A prospective study of U.S. women's pregnancy intentions and attitudes over a 12-month time period
Wednesday, April 29, during Changing Attitudes to Gender Roles and Shifting Demographics session from 2:30 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Laura Lindberg, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute

 


PAA events:

Thursday, April 30

 

Session 38: The Persistence of Unsafe Abortion
Thursday, April 30, 10:15 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.
Aqua 311 B, Level 3
Presentations: Women’s Abortion Seeking Behavior under Restrictive Abortion Laws in Mexico
Fátima Juárez, El Colegio de México and Senior Fellow at Guttmacher Institute
Jose Luis Palma, Investigación en Salud y Demografía (Insad)
Thoai D. Ngo, Marie Stopes International (MSI)
Akinrinola Bankole, Director of International Research at Guttmacher Insitute

Abortion Incidence and Unintended Pregnancy in Nepal
Aparna Sundaram, Senior Research Scientist at 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, Research Associate at Guttmacher Institute
Marjorie Crowell, Research Assistant at Guttmacher Institute
Susheela Singh, Vice President for Research at Guttmacher Institute

 


 

Getting Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals: What Editors Look For
Thursday, April 30, 6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Aqua 310
Jared Rosenberg, Senior Editor of International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Guttmacher Policy Review at Guttmacher Institute

Early-career researchers and researchers from developing countries, particularly those whose first language is not English, are invited to a session on getting published in peer-reviewed journals. The goal of this session is to help attendees increase their chances of publishing their work in peer-reviewed research journals in a format that allows them to ask questions and share experiences.

 


 

Public-Use Data Files from the Guttmacher Center for Population Research Innovation and Dissemination
Thursday, April 30, 6:45 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Sapphire 411a
Mia Zolna, Research Associate at Guttmacher Institute

 


Friday, May 1

 

Session 120: Fertility Intentions: Causes and Consequences
Friday, May 1, 10:15 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.
Sapphire Ballroom A, Level 4
Presentations: The Impact of an Unplanned Child: A Qualitative Study of the Consequences of Unintended Childbearing for Mothers and Fathers
Megan L. Kavanaugh, Senior Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute
Kathryn Kost, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute
Lori Frohwirth, Research Associate at Guttmacher Institute
Isaac Maddow-Zimet, Research Associate at Guttmacher Institute

 


 

Session 164: Fertility Intentions: Measurement and Meaning
Friday, May 1, 2:45 P.M. - 4:15 P.M.
Aqua Salon C, Level 3
Presentation: The Impact of Mistimed Births: New Findings from State-Level Data
Kathryn Kost, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute
Laura Lindberg, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute

This session focuses on complex meanings and measurements of fertility intentions in DHS and US state level data, including the impact of mistimed births and consistency of measurements for reproductive intentions and ideal family size.

 


Saturday, May 2

 

Session 197: Men's Sexual Health, Fertility, and Family Planning
Saturday, May 2, 9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
Aqua 311 B, Level 3
Chair: Fátima Juárez, El Colegio de México and Senior Fellow at Guttmacher Institute

Presenters will highlight topics in sexual and reproductive health concerning men, including: attitudes towards contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa, early marriage, male circumcision, and the relationship between fatherhood and education in Europe.

 


 

Session 198: Abortion
Saturday, May 2, 9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
Sapphire 411 A, Level 4
Chair: Gilda Sedgh, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute
Chair: Kathryn Kost, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute

Presenters are using cross-national comparisons to explore birth control practices in Europe and the relationships between abortion and inequality, abortion access and fertility rates, and conception and abortion rates.

 


 

Poster Session 9: Family Planning, Sexual Behavior, and Reproductive Health
Saturday, May 2, 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
Indigo Ballrooms A-H, Level 2

Estimating Global Abortion Incidence from 1990 until 2015 Using Bayesian Methods and a Framework of Abortion Determinants
Leontine Alkema, National University of Singapore
Anisa Asafi, World Health Organization (WHO)
Akinrinola Bankole, Director of International Research at Guttmacher Institute
Bela Ganatra, Ipas
Caitlin Gerdts, University of California, San Francisco
Heidi Johnston, ICDDR,B
Anna Popinchalk, Senior Research Assistant at Guttmacher Institute
Ozge Tuncalp, Johns Hopkins University
Paul Van Look, Independent Consultant
Gilda Sedgh, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute

The Incidence of Abortion in Ethiopia: Current Levels and Trends
Ann M. Moore, Principal Research Scientist at Guttmacher Institute
Yirgu Gebrehiwot, Addis Ababa University
Tamara Fetters, Ipas
Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Jimma University
Susheela Singh, Vice President for Research at Guttmacher Institute
Hailemichael Gebreselassie, Ipas
Mengistu H. Mariam, Government of Ethiopia