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Service experiences in hospitals in Bangladesh: are there gender inequities?
(© Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2010)
Purpose – The disparities faced by women, especially in Bangladesh, have a long and contentious history. From education and employment to health care and other social products, the marginalization of women has been stark. ...
How do intra-household dynamics change when assets are transferred to women? Evidence from Brac’s “targeting the ultra poor” program in Bangladesh
(International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2013-12)
Growing evidence shows that the distribution of individuals’ ownership and control of assets within a household can have important implications for women’s empowerment and children’s well-being. Interventions that target ...
Women’s empowerment as a protective factor against intimate partner violence in Bangladesh: a qualitative exploration of the process and limitations of its influence
(© 2016 SAGE Publications Inc., 2017-08)
Literature on the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and women’s empowerment is contradictory. Findings from a recent survey in rural Bangladesh suggest that empowerment is becoming protective ...
Overall care-seeking pattern and gender disparity at a specialized mental hospital in Bangladesh
(Materia socio-medica, 2019-03-31)
Introduction: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the only national level mental health institution in Bangladesh, with both academic and clinical functions, thus playing a crucial role in delivering specialized ...
“Flypaper effects” in transfers targeted to women: Evidence from BRAC's “Targeting the Ultra Poor” program in Bangladesh
(Science Direct, 2015-11)
Many development interventions target transfers to women. However, little evidence directly explores the “flypaper effects” of whether women retain control over these transfers once within the household and how reallocation ...