Thursday, May 9 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Henry

Session 12:
Reflections on Global Initiatives for the Girl Child

Chair: Judith Banister, Javelin Investments
Discussant: Sunita Kishor, Macro International Inc.

  1. The Girl Child Initiatives in the Spell of HIV/AIDS: Some Reflections on the Southern Africa Development Community's ExperienceGeorge Kararach, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

  2. Advancing Research on the Consequences of Female Genital CuttingGilda Sedgh, Harvard University ; Nahla Abdel-Tawab, Population Council ; Barbara Ibrahim, Population Council

  3. The Effect of Village-Level Birth Planning Policy Variation on Infant Mortality in ChinaWilliam Lavely, University of Washington ; William M. Mason, University of California at Los Angeles

  4. The Effect of Gender Differences in Primary School Access and Quality on Schooling Outcomes in Rural PakistanCynthia B. Lloyd, Population Council ; Cem Mete, Yale University ; Zeba A. Sathar, Population Council

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