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Change and Differentials in Women's Knowledge of, Attitude towards and Practice of Family Planning in Pakistan during the 1960s

J. Gilbert Hardee and Mohammad AzHAR
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J. Gilbert Hardee: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE).
Mohammad AzHAR: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE).

The Pakistan Development Review, 1975, vol. 14, issue 3, 334-369

Abstract: The objectives of this study are five-fold. First, to examine evidenc. of changes which may have occurred among Pakistani women in their knowledge of, attitude towards and practice of family planning up to 1968-69 after eight to nine years of experience with Government-supported programm. s aimed at reducing fertility; second, to examine in considerable detail differentials among women in their knowledge of, attitude towards and practice of family planning; third, to analyze the effects of knowledge and attitudes on behavioural change-i.e. practice of family planning; fourth, to examine possible programme and policy implications of findings from this study; and fifth, to identify areas of future research and analysis which would appear needed. 1

Date: 1975
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