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Men's perspectives on fertility and fatherhood in urban Kilimanjaro

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This paper discusses male perspectives on reproduction and parenthood, an important and under-researched aspect of population dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa. Findings from recent work in the city of Moshi, Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) suggest that a range of concerns about fertility and family life among men have yet to be documented and analysed. Men frequently expressed their concerns about fertility desires and family relations in terms of a gendered experience of social and economic hardship. In...[Show more]

CollectionsANU National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH)
Date published: 1997
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/162734
Source: NCEPH Health Transition Centre Working Paper
Access Rights: Open Access

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