Fatima Juarez

El Colegio de Mexico


Working languages: Espagnol
Professional Summary:

Fatima Juárez is a professor and researcher at El Colegio de Mexico (CEDUA). She obtained her Ph.D. in demography at the University of London (LSHTM). Dr. Juarez has worked for international institutions and European academic centers developing research on sexual and reproductive health (SRH). She has been awarded national and international distinctions, including member of the Mexico National System of Researchers, distinguished research fellow at the Guttmacher Institute, Chair of the Scientific Committee on Adolescent Life Course in Developing Countries of the IUSSP and member of the IUSSP Council. Her research has centered on the design and analysis of surveys of SRH in less developed countries and methodological and substantive issues of SRH (fertility/contraception, estimation of clandestine abortion and risk perception of HIV/AIDS among others) with special focus on adolescent issues. She is the author or co-author of more than 100 publications.



 Juárez, F., T. LeGrand, C. Lloyd, S. Singh, and V. Hertrich (Special Editors) Youth Migration and Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries, The Annals of the American Academy and Social Science, 659, July 2013. pp217.

Juárez F.y S. Singh“Incidence of Induced Abortion by Age and State, Mexico, 2009: New Estimates Using a Modified Methodology”, International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2012, 38(2):58–67, doi: 10.1363/38058

Juarez F.and C. Gayet“HIV/AIDS in Mexico: a new challenge for public health”, in Relevant Problems of Mexico in the XXI Century, Coords. B. Garcia and M. Ordorica, Centro de Estudios Demográficos, Urbano y Ambientales, El Colegio de México, 2010. pp. 137-172. ISBN 978-607-462-122-8

Juarez, F, T. LeGrand, C. Lloyd and S. Singh. “Introduction: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Sub-Saharan Africa”, Studies in Family Planning, Volume 39, No. 4 December 2008. pp 239-244.

Juarez, F., J. Cabigon, S. Singh and R. Hussain “The Incidence of Induced Abortion in the Philippines: Current Level and Recent Trends”, International Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 31, No. 3, September, 2005. pp. 140–149.

Honorary or professional positions and awards:
In addition, Dr. Juarez is a member of the Advisory Board on the Population Policies of the National Council of Population of Mexico (Consejo Consultivo Ciudadano de la Política de Población de CONAPO).