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Women’s Empowerment and the Well-being of Children in Nepal

Priniti Panday
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Priniti Panday: School of Business, Roger Williams University

Journal of Developing Societies, 2020, vol. 36, issue 2, 129-154

Abstract: This article examines the relationship between women’s empowerment and child well-being in Nepal. Various indicators of women’s empowerment and child well-being are presented and compared across the seven provinces in the country. A strong positive relationship between the two is established. In fact, women’s empowerment appears to have a stronger relationship to children’s well-being than wealth indicators.

Keywords: Nepal; women’s empowerment; child well-being; provinces; development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1177/0169796X20916048

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