MEASUREMENT

Evidence-based Measures of Empowerment for Research on Gender Equality

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HEALTH

The health dimension includes measures of general health, reproductive health, maternal and child health, and health access. This can include bodily harm, mental health, or contraceptive use measures.

 High Psychometric Score Short Measure Multi-Country

SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AUTONOMY AND SAFETY

+ View Condom Use Self-Efficacy Measure

+ View Condom Use Self-Efficacy Scale (CUSES)

+ View Dating and Digital Abuse

+ View DHS Contraception Measure

+ View DHS Exposure to Family Planning Resources Measure

+ View DHS Fertility Preferences for Future Measure

+ View DHS Fertility Preferences of Born Children Measure

+ View DHS Sexual Activity Measure

+ View DHS Sexual and Reproductive Decision Making Measure

+ View DHS Use of Contraception Measure

+ View DHS Use of Family Planning Resources Measure

+ View Equitable Attitudes within Relationships Scale

+ View Experience of Digital Sexual Abuse

+ View Gender Relations Scale

+ View Household Decision Making Power Index

+ View IHDS-2: Fertility Preferences

+ View Incidence of Negative Experiences Online

+ View Indian Family Violence and Control Scale (IFVCS)

+ View Indian Person-Centered Family Planning Scale

+ View Individual Deprivation Measure

+ View Kenyan Person-Centered Family Planning Scale

+ View Moral Disengagement in Sexual Harassment (MDiSH) Scale

+ View NFHS4 Fertility Preferences

+ View Perception of Digital Abuse as a Problem

+ View Perceptions of Life on the Internet

+ View Reproductive Autonomy Scale (RAS)

+ View Reproductive Coercion Scale

+ View Reproductive Coercion Scale – Short Form

+ View Response to Digital Abuse

+ View Self-Efficacy to Discuss and Use Family Planning Scale

+ View Self-Efficacy to go to Health Facility Scale

+ View Self-Efficacy to Refuse Sex Scale

+ View Sexual Assertiveness Scale

+ View Sexual Relationship Power Scale

+ View Social Institutions Gender Index (SIGI) 

+ View VACS Sex for Money or Goods 

+ View VACS Sexual Activities and Practices 

+ View Women’s Empowerment in East Africa Measure 

+Women’s Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh Measure

GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

+ View Adult Coercive Sexual Environments (CSE) Scale

+ View Attitudes Toward Rape Victims Scale

+ View Cyber Aggression Measure

+ View Cyber Dating Abuse Questionnaire

+ View Controlling Partners Inventory (CPI)

+ View Dating and Digital Abuse

+ View DHS Attitudes Toward Physical Partner Violence Measure

+ View DHS Sexual Activity Measure

+ View Drinking Expectancy Sexual Vulnerabilities Questionnaire (DESV-Q)

+ View Empirical Expectations Measure

+ View Experience of Digital Sexual Abuse

+ View Experiences of Sexual Harassment in Public Spaces

+ View Factors Affecting Women’s Safety in Public Spaces

+ View Financial Decision-Making Responsibility Measure

+ View Gender Relations Scale

+ View IHDS-2: Gender relations: Norms around IPV

+ View Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale (IRMA)

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

+ View Incidence of Negative Experiences Online

+ View Indian Family Violence and Control Scale (IFVCS)

+ View Individual Deprivation Measure

+ View Justifiable Actions

+ View Latent Women’s Empowerment

+ View Malayalam Domestic Violence Scale

+ View Moral Disengagement in Sexual Harassment (MDiSH) Scale

+ View NFHS4 Domestic Violence (Non-Perpetrator Specific) Measure

+ View NFHS4 Experiences with Non-Partner Sexual Violence Measure

+ View NFHS4 Measure of Physical and Sexual Partner Violence

+ View NFHS4 Violence During Pregnancy Measure

+ View Partner-Directed Cyber Aggression Measure

+ View Partner Violence Norms Scale 

+ View Perception of Digital Abuse as a Problem

+ View Perceptions of Life on the Internet

+ View Perinatal In-Law Violence (ILV) Measure

+View Rejection of Intimate Partner Violence Scale

+ View Perinatal Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Measure

+ View Reproductive Autonomy Scale (RAS)

+ View Reproductive Coercion Scale

+ View Reproductive Coercion Scale – Short Form

+ View Response to Digital Abuse

+ View Scale of Economic Abuse

+ View Self-Efficacy to Refuse Sex Scale

+ View Sex Trafficking Attitudes Scale (STAS)

+ View Sexual Assertiveness Scale

+ View Sexual Experiences Questionnaire-Workplace

+ View Social Institutions Gender Index (SIGI)

+ View Social Norms and Beliefs about Gender Based Violence Scale

+ View Teen Dating Violence Measure 

+ View The Revised Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS2)

+ View VACS Emotional Violence

+ View VACS Help-Seeking and Services after Sexual Incident

+ View VACS Mental Health

+ View VACS Physical Violence from Authority Figure

+ View VACS Services Received for Violence

+ View VACS Sexual Activities and Practices 

+ View VACS Sexual Violence-Touching without Consent

+ View Women’s Agency in Egypt Measure

+ View WHO World Mental Health-CIDI: Marriage 

+ View Women’s Empowerment in East Africa Measure 

+ View Youth Coercive Sexual Environments (CSE) Scale