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Research interests

I am a demographer and social statistician working on issues affecting low and middle income countries.  My main research interests include menstrual hygiene management, son preference, fertility transition, sexual and reproductive health, violence against women, and gender statistics.  I have expertise in the demography of both Asia and Africa, with a particular focus on Nepal and South Asia.

Previously, I have worked at the University of Oxford, the University of Southampton and the United Nations Statistics Division.


Education/Academic qualification

Social Statistics, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southampton

Award Date: 1 Jul 2011

Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Bachelor of Arts, University of Oxford

Social Statistics (Research Methods Pathway), Master in Science, University of Southampton

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Research Output

A comment on the state of research into women’s empowerment and family planning

Channon, M., 16 May 2019, In : Population Horizons. 15, 2, 3 p.

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Open Access

Educational differentials in the realisation of fertility intentions: Is sub-Saharan Africa different?

Channon, M. & Harper, S., 19 Jul 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 7, e0219736.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Menstrual health and hygiene data

Channon, M., 12 Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

New laws have not stopped women and girls being exiled during their periods in Nepal

Channon, M., Thomson, J. & Amery, F., 12 Dec 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle