We asked: What are the cultural understandings of puberty, sexual debut, marriage, contraceptive use, sexuality, childbearing, and maturity and adulthood that influence the contraceptive motivations, emotional experiences, cognition, and behaviors of adolescent girls?
In It Together: Couples often desire joint decision-making in contraceptive use
Uncertainty about changing times: Parents grapple with safeguarding their daughters amidst changing socioeconomic and cultural contexts.
Changing Aspirations: Introduce them to contraceptives after having had at least one child
Ascribed values of Child bearing: Proving fertility and having children is culturally revered.