Session 26:
Gender and Child Health Outcomes in Developing Countries

Thursday, April 15
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Cumberland D
Exhibition Level

Chair: Padma Karunaratne, World Bank Group
Discussant: Thomas LeGrand, Université de Montréal

  1. Gender Inequality in Child Care in India: Is It Narrowing Down?Ravendra K. Sharma, Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (ICMR); Manju Rani, Government Degree College, Chhaprauli; Sandeep Sharma, Indian Agriculture Research Institute

  2. Aren’t You Glad Your Ma Went to School? The Linkages between Maternal Education and Childhood ImmunizationKriti Vikram, University of Maryland; Sonalde B. Desai, University of Maryland; Reeve Vanneman, University of Maryland

  3. Access to Water as a Determinant of Women’s Work and Child OutcomesGayatri Koolwal, World Bank Group; Dominique van de Walle, World Bank Group

  4. Context or Women’s Religious Disempowerment: Explaining Muslim and Non-Muslim Differences in Child Health Outcomes in IndiaSangeeta Parashar, Montclair State University; Tannistha Samanta, University of Maryland

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