Divorce lowers child survival

Althaus, Frances A.
September 1997
International Family Planning Perspectives;Sep97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p99
Academic Journal
Looks at the effects of divorce on child survival in some rural areas of Bangladesh. Number of marriages which ended in divorce before the fifth birthday of the couple's child; Indications that women's depend on men and the lack of effective institutional support may have direct consequences for the well being of their children.


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