Men on the move and the wives left behind
As the global economy expands, global migration continues in lockstep. This article, “Men on the move and the wives left behind: the impact of migration on family planning in Nepal”, recently published in Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters, describes the association between international male migration and the reproductive health behaviors of the women left behind. Countries should consider the establishment of innovative structures to buttress the health, educational, and financial needs of married women with migrating husbands.
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