REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IMPROVEMENTS IN CENTRAL ASIA: HOW MUCH AND FOR WHOM?
A lecture by Cynthia Buckley, Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
206 Ingraham Hall
The past three decades are marked by substantial improvements in many Reproductive Health indicators across the countries of Central Asia. Increases in aggregate levels of knowledge, access and practice of family planning are particularly impressive and represent substantial improvements in the health and well being of women. However, are these benefits shared equally across all women? Employing qualitative and quantitative data Cynthia traces the impact of cultural norms and structural factors