Influences of Women's Empowerment on Marriage and Violence in Bangladesh (ICPSR 35858)

Principal Investigator(s): Schuler, Sidney Ruth, Academy for Educational Development


This study uses qualitative data to examine young women's relationships with their mothers and mothers-in-law to understand how these relationships foster empowerment in the younger generation or fail to do so. These data consist of ethnographic interviews with 20 triads of women - young married women, their mothers and their mothers-in-law.

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Study Description


This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (1R01HD061630)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    child rearing, education, family relationships, generations, influence, inlaws, marriage, mothers, women

Geographic Coverage:    Bangladesh

Data Collection Notes:

NICHD funded the PRIMARY DATA COLLECTION of this project.

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