Kishor, Sunita, and Lekha Subaiya. 2008. Understanding Women's Empowerment: A Comparative Analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Data. DHS Comparative Reports No. 20. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Macro International
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.