Session 160:
Women's Empowerment and Disempowerment in Developing Countries

Saturday, April 17
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland E
Exhibition Level

Chair: Susan M. Lee-Rife, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Discussant: Karen Hardee, Population Action International

  1. Women's Empowerment and Achievement of Desired Fertility in Sub-Saharan AfricaUshma D. Upadhyay, University of California, San Francisco; Deborah Karasek, University of California, San Francisco

  2. Poverty, Microcredit Program Membership and Domestic Violence in Bangladesh: A Study Using Propensity Score MatchingAshish Bajracharya, Population Council

  3. Methods for Assessing Attitudes toward Intimate Partner Violence in Rural BangladeshSidney Ruth Schuler, Academy for Educational Development (AED)

  4. Gender, Absenteeism and Menstruation: Evidence from Rural MalawiMonica J. Grant, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Cynthia B. Lloyd, Population Council; Barbara S. Mensch, Population Council

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