Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Center for Global Development
Accessed 27 January 2018
Blog Post
Measuring the Reproductive Ecosystem: Modern Contraception and Women’s Empowerment in the Developing World
Nancy Birdsall
Modern contraception may be the single most important technology for development—it liberates women to think ahead, as men have always been able to do. Last month, CGD hosted the Third Annual Birdsall House Conference on Women: “Reproductive Choices to Life Chances: New and Existing Evidence on the Impact of Contraception on Women’s Empowerment.” The conference featured presentations from some of the world’s top scholars.