Assessing external influence in socially contentious policy reform: Ethiopian reproductive health leaders' understandings of foreign involvement in Ethiopia's 2005 reform of its penal code with respect to abortion
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences
Explain health-related risks of illegal unsafe abortion Identify key stakeholders typically involved in abortion-related policy reform Differentiate stakeholder interests and perspectives Describe examples of (attempted) foreign influence in policy development and national-stakeholder assessments of them
Keywords: Abortion, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked and researched in Ethiopia, and have carried out 49 in-depth interviews with opinion leaders in the field of reproductive health in Ethiopia.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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