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MAHBUB UL HAQ DISTINGUISHED LECTURE 2021

Pakistan’s Divergent Fertility Transition

Speaker:Zeba Sathar (Population Council)
Moderator:Hadia Majid (LUMS and MHRC) and Maha Rehman (LUMS and MHRC)

Sathar examines the divergence in Pakistan’s fertility transition from other countries in South Asia. She examines the causes that explain this divergence and its implications for citizen welfare. Zeba Sathar is the Director of Population Council, Pakistan and is a leading demographer working on South Asia. Her research interests include demographics, gender, population planning and child and maternal health. She is the author of the publication ‘Capturing the Demographic Dividend in Pakistan’.