The London School of Economics and Political Science


Ernestina Coast: Unsafe abortions in Zambia


The London School of Economics and Political Science
Associate Professor of Population Studies

Experience Keywords

HIV/AIDS; abortion; demography; development ; gender; health; households; population; reproductive health; sexual health

Research Summary

A demographer with a particular interest in the inter-relationships between social context and demographic behaviour, approached using a combination of demographic and ethnographic methods. Dr Coast’s work focuses on relationships, including union formation, sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS.

Research Countries

Africa; Asia; Europe; Kenya; South Africa; Tanzania; Zambia


French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; Swahili [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

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