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21 December 2021 | dataset

Women’s Economic Empowerment and Escaping Violent Relationships

This paper reports on research that found that increasing women’s savings or income does not necessarily lead to greater bargaining power within the household in Papua New Guinea. For women, the choice to escape violent relationships is constrained by gender norms and social customs such as bride price, custody of children and access to land, which limit their ability to live independently. The research suggests that in seeking to promote women’s economic empowerment, development programming should also seek to address the contextual factors, such as gender-based violence, which impinge on the ability of women to exercise their agency.

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This paper examines the interconnectedness of…

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Publisher Pacific Data Hub
Modified 10 May 2022
Release Date 21 December 2021
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Identifier 0d7ddf80-1981-4288-9e27-aaded97bbff7
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Relevant Countries Papua New Guinea
License Public
[Open Data]
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