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Document Type
Comparative Reports
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Education , Gender , Women's Empowerment , Wealth/Socioeconomics
Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Zambia, Egypt, Morocco, Turkey, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Peru
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Kishor, Sunita, and Katherine Neitzel. 1996. The Status of Women: Indicators for Twenty-Five Countries. DHS Comparative Studies No. 21. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Macro International
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This study utilizes the household and individual level information available in the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) program to compare women's status across 25 countries throughout the developing world.