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Cynthia Buckley: "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back"

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for South Asian & Middle Easter Studies
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews
Date
Oct 3, 2017   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Speaker
Cynthia Buckley, Professor of Sociology
E-Mail
csames@illinois.edu
Phone
244-7331
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Over the past twenty-five years, the countries of Central Asia have exhibited marked improvement in reproductive health awareness, contraceptive use, and support for family planning.  Sexual health generally, and HIV awareness and knowledge in the region remains an area of persistent concern.

 

Employing national health surveys, expert interviews, focus groups, and program assessments, I examine the decoupling of family planning and sexual health messages and the exclusion of youth in the region.

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