Does Women ’ s Land Ownership Promote Their Empowerment ? Empirical Evidence from Nepal

  title={Does Women ’ s Land Ownership Promote Their Empowerment ? Empirical Evidence from Nepal},
  author={K C Divyansh Mishra},
— Land rights equity is seen as an important tool for increasing empowerment and economic welfare for women in developing countries. Accordingly, the objective of this paper is to empirically examine the role of women’s land ownership, either alone or jointly, as a means of improving their intra-household bargaining power in the areas of own healthcare, major household purchases, and visiting family or relatives. Using the 2001 and 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Surveys and relevant… CONTINUE READING

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