Friday, April 12 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Lone Star C (Level 3)

Session 148
Contraception in Context

Chair: Sarah E. K. Bradley, Abt Associates
Discussant: Shireen Assaf, ICF International

1. “They Destroy the Reproductive System”: Exploring the Belief that Modern Contraceptive Use Causes InfertilityErica Sedlander, The George Washington University; Jeffrey Bingenheimer , The George Washington University; Rajiv Rimal, The George Washington University; Wolfgang Munar, The George Washington University; Mark Edberg, The George Washington University; Peter Gichangi, International Center for Reproductive Health, Kenya; Mary Thiongo, International Centre for Reproductive Health, Kenya.

2. Migrant Women’s Use of Modern Contraception in Cotonou, Benin RepublicBoladé Banougnin , University of Ibadan.

3. Family Planning Providers and Contraceptive Users in Rwanda Don’t Consider Discontinuation an OptionHilary Schwandt, Western Washington University; Julia Corey, Wheaton College; Madeline Zeiler, Western Washington University; Angel Boulware, Spelman College; Ana Herrera, Northwest Vista Community College; Ethan Hudler, Whatcom Community College; Claudette Imbabazi, INES-Ruhengeri – Institute of Applied Sciences; Ilia King, Xavier University; Jessica Linus, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Innocent Manzi, INES-Ruhengeri – Institute of Applied Sciences; Maddie Merritt, Western Washington University; Lyn Mezier, State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY); Abigail Miller, Western Washington University; Haley Morris, Western Oregon University; Dieudonne Musemakweli, INES-Ruhengeri – Institute of Applied Sciences; Uwase Musekura, Eastern Oregon University; Divine Mutuyimana, INES-Ruhengeri – Institute of Applied Sciences; Chimene Ntakarutimana, University of Kentucky; Nrali Patel, Arcadia University; Adriana Scanteianu, Rutgers University; Biganette-Evidente Shemeza, INES-Ruhengeri – Institute of Applied Sciences; Madi Stapleton, Western Washington University; Gi'Anna Sterling-Donaldson, Drexel University; Chantal Umutoni, INES-Ruhengeri – Institute of Applied Sciences; Liz Uwera, INES-Ruhengeri – Institute of Applied Sciences; Seth L. Feinberg , Western Washington University.

4. What Explains the Decline in Contraceptive Use Among Selected Indian States in the Past Decade?Abhishek Kumar , Population Council; Mousumi Gogoi, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS).

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