Birth, Fertility Contraception

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  • Memo Intended and realized fertility: France and Italy compared

    Intended and realized fertility: France and Italy compared

    Within Europe, France and Italy stand virtually opposed in terms of fertility: women in France have 2 children on average, as against 1.4 in Italy. The difference is explained in part by the fact that women in Italy have their first child at a later age

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  • Memo

    Abortion in France (2011)

    Every year approximately 200,000 abortions are done in France. Nearly 40 years after the practice was legalized in that country, the number of abortions is stable: fewer women are having abortions but repeat abortions (the same woman having more than one abortion) are increasing.

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  • Memo

    Paul-André Rosental

    Paul-André Rosental nous parle de l'ouvrage "Destins de l'eugénisme" paru en 2016

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  • Video John Casterline’ Interview

    John Casterline’ Interview

    J. Casterline conducts research on fertility transition and reproductive behavior in low- and mid-income societies. Date:05/11/2017 Duration:11’17"

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  • Figures

    Births, deaths and infant mortality

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