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Women's Empowerment and Child Malnutrition: The Case of Mozambique
Journal article, Created By Deutsch, Joseph and Published By John Wiley & Sons Publishing Company in English language
Using data from the 2011 Demographic and Health Survey in Mozambique this paper checks whether women empowerment has an impact on the nutritional status of children. We evaluate the degree of empowerment of women via multidimensional approaches, making a distinction between five domains: decision making, use of violence by husband/partner, attitude of the woman towards this use of violence, available information, material resources. Each domain includes several questions reflecting different aspects of empowerment. For each domain of empowerment, three different methods of...