Tag Search: “gender”
Nutritional penalty of motherhood: Can midday meals for children also improve their mothers’ health outcomes?
Midday meals provide a nutritional safety net for children and improve their learning outcomes and attendance. Nikita Sharma argues that spillover benefits might also exist for mothers of the children...
- Nikita Sharma
- 26 May, 2023
Access to clean drinking water and women’s safety in India
In this study, Sekhri and Hossain use district-level data to find empirical evidence that groundwater scarcity results in an increase in sexual violence against women. They argue that in households wi...
- Md. Amzad Hossain Sheetal Sekhri
- 18 May, 2023
Herself, and her child: Are they worse off due to Covid-19?
Lockdowns imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19 led to loss of employment and income. They also created greater food insecurity, with women and children being more vulnerable to such shocks. In t...
- Mousumi Dutta Saswata Ghosh Zakir Husain
- 11 May, 2023
Sweet cash: Women’s demand for healthcare in developing countries
Agrawal et al. explore the role of gender-based preferences for demand of healthcare. Using CPHS data they find that the positive income shock – generated by a change in the mandated rates of contribu...
- Shubhangi Agrawal Somdeep Chatterjee Chirantan Chatterjee
- 27 April, 2023
The unintended positive consequences of India’s safe motherhood programme
India’s flagship maternal health intervention, Janani Suraksha Yojana, provided conditional cash transfers to women opting for institutional deliveries. In this study, Chatterjee and Poddar document l...
- Somdeep Chatterjee Prashant Poddar
- 11 April, 2023
The complexity of female empowerment interventions
In the final post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Siwan Anderson unpacks the complex dimensions and interactions between measures of female empowerment. She highli...
- Siwan Anderson
- 30 March, 2023
How women in politics impact maternal mortality
In the twelfth post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Bhalotra et al. show that mortality during and after childbirth remains high, even where the knowledge and reso...
Left behind or left ahead? Implications of male migration on female political engagement
In the eleventh post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, using data from both the IHDS and a survey conducted in rural Bihar, Rithika Kumar finds that migration-driven...
- Rithika Kumar
- 27 March, 2023
The effect of domestic violence on cardiovascular risk
In the tenth post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Seetha Menon investigates the causal relationship between domestic violence and increased risk of cardiovascular ...
- Seetha Menon
- 24 March, 2023
The impact of religious violence and social conflict on women’s age of marriage
In the ninth post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Debnath et al. explore the effects of Hindu-Muslim riots on decisions around women's marriage. They find that the...
- Sisir Debnath Sourabh Paul Asad Tariq
- 22 March, 2023
A data story on female child marriage in India
In the eighth post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Shubham Mudgil and Swathi Rao from The Quantum Hub use a novel dataset based on NFHS-5 to present data highlight...
- Shubham Mudgil Swathi Ramesh Rao
- 20 March, 2023
The empowering effects of employment on married women
In the seventh post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Madeline McKelway and Julia Redstone outline the findings of a study investigating the empowerment effects on m...
- Madeline McKelway Julia Redstone
- 17 March, 2023