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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 decisionmaking and their attitudes regarding specific inequalities in gender roles.