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Kaya Van Roost

PhD student in Social Epidemiology

Kaya's doctoral research applies epidemiologic methods to subjects at the intersection of gender, law, and health. Her thesis examines teen pregnancy and restricted access to abortion as potential motivations for child marriage in North America. She will also estimate how often child marriages result in teen pregnancies.

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Megan Butler

Master of Science in Public Health student

Megan's research examines trends in teen pregnancy in Canada and critiques the ways in which teen pregnancy has been studied as a public health concern.


Sajneet Mangat

Undergraduate student of History

and Social Studies of Medicine

Sajneet is researching the history of child marriage as a human rights concern. Her work traces the origins of the idea of age-restricted rights to marriage in human rights documents and aims to understand how the framing of child marriage has evolved over time.

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