Dissemination Workshop for the Study on "Girl's Economic Empowerment: The Best Contraceptive?".

    Date: Friday Jun 22, 2018

    Organiser: Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in collaboration with the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and the Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania

    Place: ESRF Conference Hall

    The purpose of the workshop is to disseminate the findings from a multiyear study that had set out to increase our understanding of young girls’ fertility decisions and how these decisions interact with their economic situation. The study was conducted in rural Tanzania where the majority of girls start childbearing at the age of 16 to 20 years, and investigated the fertility decisions of girls when they are on the verge of making two of the most important decisions in their lives: What to do when leaving school and whether to start childbearing. As such the Foundation is bringing together policy actors to share the findings, and to subsequently have discourse on remedial policy measures for ‘girls’ economic empowerment’.

    Last updated on 2018-06-18

ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)