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Do changes in spousal employment status lead to domestic violence? Insights from a prospective study in Bangalore, India.
- S. Krishnan, C. Rocca, A. Hubbard, K. Subbiah, Jeffrey Edmeades, N. Padian
- Sociology, Medicine
- Social science & medicine
The prevalence of physical domestic violence--violence against women perpetrated by husbands--is staggeringly high across the Indian subcontinent. Although gender-based power dynamics are thought to… Expand
Economic Impacts of Child Marriage: A Review of the Literature
Child marriage is a widespread violation of human rights. It is an impediment to social and economic development, and it is rooted in gender inequality. The low value placed on girls and women perp...
Gender Socialization during Adolescence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries : Conceptualization, influences and outcomes
The rapid changes that take place during adolescence provide opportunities for the development and implementation of policies and programmes, which can influence the gender socialization process, in… Expand
Men and contraception: trends in attitudes and use
Using DHS data from 58 men’s surveys in 18 countries in Africa Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean this analytical study describes current patterns and trends over time in multiple themes around… Expand
(Not) talking about sex: couple reports of sexual discussion and expression in Bangalore, India
- J. McDougall, Jeffrey Edmeades, S. Krishnan
- Psychology, Medicine
- Culture, health & sexuality
- 1 February 2011
Adolescent marriage is common in India, placing young women at risk of HIV, early pregnancy and poor birth outcomes. Young women's capacity to express their sexual desires is central to negotiating… Expand
Child marriage, adolescent pregnancy and family formation in West and Central Africa
This study analyses the levels trends and relationships between child marriage adolescent pregnancy and family formation across West and Central Africa. It aimed to address this gap by using… Expand
Methodological Innovation in Studying Abortion in Developing Countries: A ‘‘Narrative’’ Quantitative Survey in Madhya Pradesh, India
- Jeffrey Edmeades, L. Nyblade, A. Malhotra, K. Macquarrie, S. Parasuraman, S. Walia
- 1 July 2010
This article describes the development and implementation of a mixed methods data collection method designed to provide high-quality data on the circumstances surrounding abortion in Madhya Pradesh,… Expand
Women and reproductive control: the nexus between abortion and contraceptive use in Madhya Pradesh, India.
This article examines the determinants of contraceptive and abortion behavior and how each of these influences the other, with an emphasis on the role of women's life-course stage and experience. We… Expand
Be a man Change the rules. Findings and lessons from seven years of CARE International Balkans Young Men Initiative.
What does it mean to “be a man” to adolescent boys in the Balkans region? Can it mean keeping the peace instead of perpetrating violence? Having fun without drugs and alcohol? Practicing safe sex?… Expand
Improving the Lives of Married, Adolescent Girls in Amhara, Ethiopia
Overall ICRW’s evaluation findings demonstrate that the lives of married adolescent girls were greatly enhanced by girls’ participation in TESFA particularly those involved in the SRH group. Large… Expand