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Session 59:
The changing role of women in African families

Wednesday, December 12
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Ngorongoro Wing. 7th Floor

Chair: Madeleine Wayack Pambè, Institut Superieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP)
Discussant: Vongai Kandiwa, Cornell University

  1. Household structure and childhood mortality in Ghana: Monitoring progress on the Millennium Development GoalsWinfred A. Avogo, Illinois State University; Victor Agadjanian, Arizona State University

  2. Explanatory factors for the evolution of women's economic contributions in NigerMahamane Ibrahima, Université de Montréal

  3. The evolution of gender relations in the Bamileke and Beti societies of CameroonHelene Kamdem Kamgno, Institut de Formation et de Recherche Demographiques (IFORD)

  4. Changes in Standard of Living Among Population Groups in South Africa: 1998-2006Barbara A. Anderson, University of Michigan; Mosidi Nhlapo, Statistics South Africa

  5. Women participation in household spending and their decision taking role in children's education in Burkina FasoMadeleine Wayack Pambè, Institut Superieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP)

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