Exploring Women's Agency and Empowerment in Developing Countries: Where do we stand?

  title={Exploring Women's Agency and Empowerment in Developing Countries: Where do we stand?},
  author={Lucia C. Hanmer and Jeni Klugman},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  pages={237 - 263}
ABSTRACT While central notions around agency are well established in academic literature, progress on the empirical front has faced major challenges around developing tractable measures and data availability. This has limited our understanding about patterns of agency and empowerment of women across countries. Measuring key dimensions of women's agency and empowerment is complex, but feasible and important. This paper systematically explores what can be learned from Demographic and Health… 

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