Understanding Factors that Shape Gender Attitudes in Early Adolescence Globally: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Kgesten2016UnderstandingFT,
  title={Understanding Factors that Shape Gender Attitudes in Early Adolescence Globally: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review},
  author={Anna E K{\aa}gesten and Susannah Emily Gibbs and Robert Wm Blum and Caroline Moreau and V Chandra-mouli and Ann C Herbert and Avni Amin},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Early adolescence (ages 10-14) is a period of increased expectations for boys and girls to adhere to socially constructed and often stereotypical norms that perpetuate gender inequalities. The endorsement of such gender norms is closely linked to poor adolescent sexual and reproductive and other health-related outcomes yet little is known about the factors that influence young adolescents' personal gender attitudes. OBJECTIVES To explore factors that shape gender attitudes in early… CONTINUE READING
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