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Marital and fertility decision-making: The lived experiences of adolescents and young married couples in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India

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This report presents findings from a qualitative sub-study exploring adolescent girls and young couples’ experiences of marital and fertility decision-making in two southern Indian states (Andhra Pradesh and Telangana). Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are among the top states reporting high adolescent fertility: 12 and 11 per cent of young women age 15-19 in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, respectively, were already mothers or pregnant when surveyed in 2015/16. This research was carried out as par...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2018-07-01
Pubs id:
pubs:877155
URN:
uri:315e83f5-753f-42c8-afec-237bd0e96f64
UUID:
uuid:315e83f5-753f-42c8-afec-237bd0e96f64
Local pid:
pubs:877155
ISBN:
978-1-912485-11-6

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