MEASUREMENT

Evidence-based Measures of Empowerment for Research on Gender Equality

ECONOMIC

The economic dimension includes measures that deal with financial or material resources. This can include measures that document land, monetary, or other personal assets or measures that assess decision making control or authority regarding how money is spent.

 High Psychometric Score Short Measure Multi-Country

The economic dimension includes measures that deal with financial or material resources. This can include measures that document land, monetary, or other personal assets or measures that assess decision making control or authority regarding how money is spent.

 High Psychometric Score Short Measure Multi-Country

EMPLOYMENT

+ View Care of Children Under Age 6 – China

+ View Child Labor – Montenegro 

+ View Contribution to Household Resources

+ View Culture Conducive to Women’s Academic Success Measure

+ View Demographic and Health Surveys Phase 8: Employment and Wage Equality

+ View Health Pregnancy Stress Scale (HPSS)

+ View Household Vulnerability and Women’s Empowerment Measure

+ View IHDS-2: Gender relations: Women’s Economic Participation

+ View IHDS-2: Workforce Participation 

+ View Individual Deprivation Measure

+ View Labour Force Gender Index 

+ View Labor Market Panel Survey-Jordan:Mother’s Characteristics

+ View Labor Market Panel Survey-Jordan:Employment

+ View Latent Women’s Empowerment

+ View Living Standards Survey – Brazil: Economic Activity

+ View Living Standards Survey – Kyrgyzstan: Other Activities Time Use 

+ View Living Standards Survey – Nigeria: Labor 

+ View Living Standards Survey – Nigeria: Labor, Primary Job

+ View Living Standards Survey – Tanzania: Household Member Roster

+ View Living Standards Survey – Tanzania: Labour-Employment

+ View Living Standards Survey – Tanzania: Labour-Unemployment 

+ View Moral Disengagement in Sexual Harassment (MDiSH) Scale

+ View Perceptions of Fair Interpersonal Treatment (PFIT) Scale 

+ View Psychological Climate for Sexual Harassment

+ View Right to Employment Measure

+ View Scale of Economic Abuse – 12

+ View Sexual Experiences Questionnaire-Workplace

+ View Survey-based Women’s emPowERment (SWPER) Index

+ View Time Allocated for Household Activities or Chores – China

+ View Time Engaged in Collective and Household Fishing – China

+ View Time Raising Livestock or Poultry – China

+ View Time Use & Labor – Malawi

+ View Time Use – Guatemala

+ View Unpaid Service – Canada 

+ View World Bank Doing Business Survey: Employing Workers

+ View World Bank Enterprise Survey: Manufacturing

+ View World Bank Enterprise Survey: Service

FINANCIAL INCLUSION FOR ECONOMIC ENGAGEMENT

+ View Attitude Toward Student Debt Measure

+ View Autonomy Index Measure 

+ View Barriers to Women’s Mobile Phone Access

+ View Control Over Assets Measure

+ View Demographic and Health Surveys Phase 8: Financial Institution Access and Inclusion 

+ View Empowerment Indicators in Bangladesh Measure

+ View Financial Account Ownership Measure 

+ View Financial Borrowing Measure 

+ View Financial Resilience Measure

+ View Formal and Informal Financial Savings Measure 

+ View Household Decision Making Power Index

+ View Household Vulnerability and Women’s Empowerment Measure

+ View IHDS-2: Gender relations: Community participation

+ View IHDS-2: Gender Relations: Household Decision Making

+ View IHDS-2: Income from Government Schemes/Programs 

+ View Individual Experience of Household Empowerment

+ View Labor Market Panel Survey-Jordan: Marriage, Fertility and Women’s Status

+ View Labor Market Panel Survey-Jordan: Savings and Borrowings 

+ View Latent Women’s Empowerment

+ View Living Standards Survey-Nigeria: Credit 

+ View Living Standards Survey-Nigeria: Labor, Primary Job

+ View Living Standards Survey-Nigeria: Savings

+ View Ownership of Household Assets/Resources Index

+ View Scale of Economic Abuse Measure

+ View Scale of Economic Abuse – 12

+ View Social Institutions Gender Index (SIGI) 

+ View The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

+ View Women’s Empowerment in East Africa

+ View Women’s Access to Mobile Phones

+ View Women’s Agency Scale

+ View Women’s Agency in Egypt Measure

+ View Women’s Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh Measure

+ View Women’s Empowerment in East Africa Measure 

+ View Women’s Empowerment in Livestock Index

+ View Women’s Entrepreneurship Measure 

+ View Women’s Mobile Phone Usage

+ View Women’s Mobile Phone Handset Ownership 

+ View World Bank Enterprise Survey: Manufacturing

+ View World Bank Enterprise Survey: Service