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Impact evaluation of a school-based gender sensitization campaign

  • Blog Post Date 31 March, 2018
  • IGC Research on India
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This project conducts a randomised evaluation in four districts in Haryana, India, of a secondary-school-based attitude-change programme aimed at reducing son preference in reproductive decisions and promoting gender equality more broadly. The premise of the intervention is that a promising way to reduce sex-selective abortion and other forms of gender bias is to shift the attitudes and norms of teenagers who are on the cusp of making marriage, fertility, and child investment decisions, and whose attitudes are still malleable.

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