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International Population Conference 2017

The 2017 IUSSP International Population Conference took place in Cape Town, South Africa, 29 October- 04 November. 

The IUSSP International Population Conference is a major international event drawing over 2,000 scientists, policy makers and practitioners in the global population community to meet and address issues of common concern.  The Conference takes place once every four years, providing a unique forum for population experts to take stock of recent research on population trends and issues and to debate possible actions and policy responses to the challenges posed by population phenomena.

Dr Melanie Channon presented two papers:

Nepal's Missing Girls: A Mixed Methods Study of Sex-Selective Abortion

Melanie Channon, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, Gyanendra Bajracharya, Central Bureau of Statistics, Nepal, Stuart Basten, 32 Wellington Square, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Andrew "Amos" Channon, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Badri Dulal, CREHPA, Nepal and Mahesh Puri, CREHPA Nepal, Nepal

How education mitigates the realisation of fertility intentions: Is sub-Saharan Africa different? 

Melanie Channon and Sarah Harper, University of Oxford, United Kingdom