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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Bangladesh.


  • Fertility, Human -- Bangladesh,
  • Rural credit -- Bangladesh,
  • Birth control -- Bangladesh

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 31-32).

StatementShahidur R. Khandker, M. Abdul Latif.
SeriesWorld Bank discussion paper,, no. 337, World Bank discussion papers ;, 337.
ContributionsLatif, Muhammad Abdul.
LC ClassificationsHB1050.6.A3 K48 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL993665M
ISBN 100821337076
LC Control Number96032183

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  Abstract. The paper analyzes villages in Matlab, Bangladesh from to , in which half the villages received from to a door-to-door outreach family planning and maternal-child health program. random child health and family planning programme in Bangladesh, in partial fulfilment of the requirements of grant OW issued under Open Window 3. This study is now being published as. Thirty-five years later: evaluating the impacts of a child health and family planning programme in Bangladesh, 3ie Impact Evaluation Report Group-based lending programs for the poor have drawn much attention recently. As many of these programs target women, an important research question is whether program participation significantly. One such program, Grameen Bank, now has female members in nearly half of all Bangladesh villages. Participation in the program was found to be associated with high levels of contraceptive use even among women who have not been exposed to family planning outreach.