The Nexus between Child Marriage and Women Empowerment with Physical Violence in Two Culturally Distinct States of India

@article{Singh2015TheNB,
  title={The Nexus between Child Marriage and Women Empowerment with Physical Violence in Two Culturally Distinct States of India},
  author={Jayakant Singh and E. Anand},
  journal={International journal of population research},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015},
  pages={1-9}
}
Summary. We investigated the relationship between child marriage among young women and their level of empowerment with spousal physical violence in two culturally distinct states of India (Bihar and Tamil Nadu) using nationally representative survey data. Empowerment index was calculated taking into account parameters such as mobility, economic independence, and decision-making power of a woman using Principal Component Analysis method. Lower level of women empowerment was significantly… Expand
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