Exploring the relationship between women's work and fertility: the Bangladesh context.

@article{Mahmud1988ExploringTR,
  title={Exploring the relationship between women's work and fertility: the Bangladesh context.},
  author={Simeen Mahmud},
  journal={Bangladesh Development Studies},
  year={1988},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={99-113}
}
In Bangladesh, research is being done on the relationship between women's work and fertility. It is believed that one of the leading factors in the high fertility of women in Bangladesh is their total dependence on men for economic support. This is further evidenced by women's low status in society, home, and in areas of health care, nutrition, education, employment, leisure, etc. A survey revealed that when women did work outside the home, they had on average 3 children, versus 4 children for… CONTINUE READING

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