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Document Type
Comparative Reports
Publication Topic(s)
Gender , Women's Empowerment
Language
English
Author(s)
Sunita Kishor and Lekha Subaiya and Macro International Inc. Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
October 2008
Publication ID
CR20

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Abstract:

This report examines the distribution and correlates of two different dimensions of the empowerment of currently married women age 15-49 in 23 developing countries. These dimensions are women’s participation in household decision making and their attitudes regarding specific inequalities in gender roles.