Sustained very low levels of fertility in advanced countries can be explained by incoherence between the levels of gender equity applying in different social institutions. In countries with very low levels of fertility, high levels of gender equity are postulated in institutions that deal with people as individuals, while low levels of gender equity apply in institutions that deal with people as members of families.
Studies in Family Planning is a peer-reviewed, international journal publishing public health, social science, and biomedical research on sexual and reproductive health, fertility, and family planning, with a primary focus on developing countries.
International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (formerly International Family Planning Perspectives), published 1975-2020, focuses on peer-reviewed research about sexual and reproductive health in low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia. .
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (formerly, Family Planning Perspectives) published 1969-2020, provides peer-reviewed, policy-relevant research and analysis on sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and other high-income countries.
The Human Fertility Database (HFD) is a joint project of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock, Germany and the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) in Vienna, Austria, based at MPIDR. We seek to provide free and user-friendly access to detailed and high-quality data on period and cohort fertility and thus to facilitate research on changes and inter-country differences in fertility in the past and in the modern era.
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Demography fun fact - The share of American women at the end of their childbearing years who had ever given birth was higher in 2018 than it had been a decade earlier, with 85% of women ages 40 to 44 were mothers in 2018, up from 82% in 2008.
Source - Pew Research