Community understandings of and responses to gender equality and empowerment in Rakai, Uganda

  title={Community understandings of and responses to gender equality and empowerment in Rakai, Uganda},
  author={Margo Mullinax and Jenny A. Higgins and Jennifer A. Wagman and Neema Nakyanjo and Godfrey Kigozi and David Serwadda and Maria J Wawer and Ronald H Gray and Fred Nalugoda},
  journal={Global Public Health},
  pages={465 - 478}
Abstract Women's rights and gender empowerment programmes are now part of the international agenda for improving global public health, the benefits of which are well documented. However, the public health community has, yet, to address how people define and understand gender equality and how they enact the process of empowerment in their lives. This study uses safe homes and respect for everyone (SHARE), an anti-violence intervention in rural Rakai, Uganda, as a case study to investigate… 

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