MEASUREMENT

Evidence-based Measures of Empowerment for Research on Gender Equality

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL

The psychological dimension includes measures that deal with individual perceptions or beliefs about oneself or others. This can include measures that deal with individual or group agency, self-esteem, or resilience.

 High Psychometric Score Short Measure Multi-Country

AGENCY

+ View Access to Essential Goods and Amenities, Mobility, and Psychological Fortitude Measure  

+ View Adolescent Empowerment Measure-Behavioral Control and Decision Making 

+ View Adolescent Empowerment Measure-Freedom of Movement 

+ View Adolescent Empowerment Measure-Voice

+ View Apathy Evaluation Scale (AES)

+ View Attitudes and Perceptions Toward Pregnancy Measure

+ View Attitudes Towards Sexual IPV: Wife Can Refuse Sex (Men Reporting)

+ View Barriers to Women’s Mobile Phone Access

+ View Behavior Change Counseling Index (BECCI)

+ View Belief About Free Choice and Control

+ View Belief in Women’s Right to Refuse Sex Scale 

+ View Brief Resilience Scale

+ View Checklist for Assessment of GEnder Disadvantage (CAGED)

+ View Community Capacity Instrument 

+ View Community Mobilization Measure (CMM)

+ View Condom Use Self-Efficacy Measure

+ View Condom Use Self-Efficacy Scale (CUSES)

+ View Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale Measure

+ View Critical Consciousness Scale

+ View Dating and Digital Abuse

+ View Decisional Balance scale

+ View Demographic and Health Surveys Phase 8: Current Pregnancy Intentions 

+ View Demographic and Health Surveys Phase 8: Spousal Control

+ View Empowerment Scale in Community Organizing

+ View Experience of Digital Sexual Abuse

+ View Family Planning Self-Efficacy Scale

+ View Female Sex Worker (FSW) Empowerment Index

+ View Female Sex Worker (FSW) and High-Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men (HR-MSM) Self-efficacy for Condom Use with Commercial Partners

+ View Female Sex Worker (FSW) and High-Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men (HR-MSM) Self-efficacy for Service Utilization from Government Health Facilities

+ View Gender Norms Around Women’s Right to Refuse Sex

+ View General Attitudes and Goals

+ View Generalized Self-Efficacy Scale

+ View Health Worker Motivation Index

+ View IHDS-2: Marital History: Choice of Spouse

+ View Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale (IRMA)

+ View Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale – Short Form (IRMA-SF)

+ View Incidence of Negative Experience Online

+ View Indian Family Violence and Control Scale (IFVCS)

+ View Indian Person-Centered Family Planning Scale

+ View Individual Community-Related Empowerment (ICRE) Scale

+ View Internal versus External Control of Reinforcement Measure 

+ View Judgmental Self-Doubt Scale

+ View Kenyan Person-Centered Family Planning Scale

+ View Latent Women’s Empowerment

+ View Lifetime Reproductive Coercion – India

+ View Motivation at Work Scale

+ View Neighbourhood Quality Index

+ View Partner Cyber Abuse Questionnaire

+ View Perceived Stress Scale 

+ View Perception of Digital Abuse as a Problem

+ View Perceptions of Life on the Internet

+ View RCOPE

+ View RCOPE – Short Form

+ View Relative Autonomy Index

+ View Relative Autonomy Index-Rural Nepal

+ View Reproductive Decision-Making Agency Scale

+ View Resiliency Attitudes and Skills Profile

+ View Response to Digital Abuse 

+ View Scale of Economic Abuse-12

+ View Scale of Protective Factors (SPF)

+ View Self-Efficacy Scale

+ View Self Efficacy to Ask Husband to Help with Household Duties Scale Measure

+ View Self Efficacy to Attend Community Meetings Scale

+ View Self-Efficacy to Discuss and Use Family Planning

+ View Self Efficacy to Go to Health Facility Scale Measure

+ View Self Efficacy to Refuse Sex

+ View Self Efficacy to Speak out in Community Meetings Scale

+ View Self-Esteem Stability Scale 

+ View Sociopolitical Control Scale

+ View Subjective Overachievement Scale (SOS): Concern with Performance Subscale

+ View Subjective Overachievement Scale (SOS): Self-Doubt Subscale

+ View Survey on Time Use and Leisure Activities-Japan: Learning, Self-Education and Training Measure 

+ View Survey on Time Use and Leisure Activities-Japan: Sports, Hobbies and Amusements Measure

+ View Teasing/Bullying Adolescents Preferring to Play with the Opposite Sex 

+ View Teen Dating Violence Measure 

+ View The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

+ View The Women’s Empowerment in Livestock Index

+ View Women’s Access to Mobile Phones 

+Women’s Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh Measure

+ View Women’s Entrepreneurship Measure 

+ View Women’s Mobile Phone Handset Ownership

+ View Women’s Mobile Phone Usage

+ View Women’s SIM Card Ownership and Credit Refill

+ View Woman’s Willingness to Assert Herself

+ View Woman’s Willingness to Take Risk

COLLECTIVE AGENCY

+ View Collective Efficacy 

 

+ View Collective Efficacy Among Children Scale: Afterschool Connectedness Subscale

+ View Collective Efficacy Among Children Scale: Willingness to Intervene Subscale

+ View Collective Efficacy Scale 

+ View Community Capacity Instrument 

+ View Community Collectivisation Indicators

+ View Community Level Health Governance

+ View Community Mobilization Measure (CMM)

+ View Community Organization Participation-Malawi

+ View Community Organization Participation-Uganda

+ View Critical Consciousness Scale

+ View Empowerment Scale in Community Organizing

+ View Female Sex Worker (FSW) Collective Efficacy for Addressing Problems

+ View Female Sex Worker (FSW) and High-Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men (HR-MSM) Collective Efficacy

+ View Female Sex Worker (FSW) Collective Action

+ View Female Sex Worker (FSW) Collective Agency 

+ View General Collective Efficacy 

+ View General Social Trust Scale 

+ View Health Workers’ Voices in Open, Inclusive Communities and Effective Spaces (VOICES)

+ View Men’s Collective Efficacy 

+ View Neighborhood Quality Index

+ View Negotiated Spaces for Women’s Health

+ View Individual Community-Related Empowerment (ICRE) Scale

+ View Participation in Collective Action Scale

+ View Perceived Neighborhood Social Cohesion-Brief Form

+ View Perceptions of Fair Interpersonal Treatment (PFIT) Scale  

+ View Political Participation and Mobilization Measure 

+ View WHO World Mental Health – CIDI: Social Networks

+ View Women’s Collective Efficacy 

 

+ View Women’s Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh Measure

+ View Women’s Participation in all Types of Groups and Women’s Groups

+ View Women’s Voices in Open, Inclusive Communities and Effective Spaces (VOICES)