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Document Type
Comparative Reports
Publication Topic(s)
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
Sunita Kishor and Katherine Neitzel and Macro International Inc. Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
December 1996
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Small PDF IconFront Matter (PDF, 1064K)
Small PDF Icon1 - Introduction (PDF, 573K)
Small PDF Icon2 - Gender, Poverty, and Wealth (PDF, 834K)
Small PDF Icon3 - Gender and Household Headship (PDF, 1162K)
Small PDF Icon4 - Education and Other Indicators of Women's Awareness and Exposure (PDF, 1098K)
Small PDF Icon5 - Women's Work and Workload (PDF, 1300K)
Small PDF Icon6 - Marriage and Sexual Activity (PDF, 1406K)
Small PDF Icon7 - Ascribed Status of Currently Married Women (PDF, 955K)
Small PDF Icon8 - A Summary Measure of Women's Status (PDF, 1170K)
Small PDF IconReferences (PDF, 499K)
Small PDF IconAppendix A - Selected Demographic Characteristics (PDF, 505K)
Small PDF IconAppendix B - Summary of DSH-I, DHS-II, and DHS-III Surveys, 1985-1995 (PDF, 473K)
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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.