Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Volume 31, No. 2, December 2016

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Published since 1986 by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asia-Pacific Population Journal (APPJ) brings out high-quality, evidence-based and forward-looking articles on a wide range of population and development issues in Asia and the Pacific.

This issue of the Asia-Pacific Population Journal contains the following articles:

The Importance of Husbands’ Engagement in Family Planning Discussion to Promote Contraception Use for Birth Spacing in Rural India by Balaiah Donta, Saritha Nair, Niranjan Saggurti,
Mohan Ghule, Madhusudana Battala, Anindita Dasgupta, Velhal Gajanan, Jay Silverman, Anita Raj and Saritha Nair

The Cost of High Suicide Rates in Japan and the Republic of Korea: Reduced Life Expectancies by Elliot Oblander, Sojung Carol Park and Jean Lemaire

Socio-cultural Inequality in Women’s Health Service Utilization in Nepal by Prem Bhandari and Loritta Chan

The Extent of Female Unpaid Work in India: A Case of Rural Agricultural Households by Swati Dutta