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Tipping Point Survey-Bangladesh: Gender Roles among Adolescent Girls

Gender Roles among Adolescent Girls uses 7 items from the CARE Tipping Point Bangladesh baseline survey to measure gender equitable attitudes among 12-15 year old girls.

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Geographies Tested: Bangladesh

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents

Items:

1. A woman's role is to take care of her home and family
2. A woman has to have a husband or son or some other male kin to protect her
3. It is important for a man to show his wife who is the boss
4. A man should have the final decision about important household issues
5. Only when a woman has a child, she is a real woman
6. A wife should always obey her husband
7. A woman should tolerate violence in order to keep her family together

Response Options:
Disagree
Agree

Scoring Procedures

Score of the scale ranges from 0 – 7, with higher score indicating more gender equitable attitudes.

Original Citation

Parvin, K., Nunna, T. T., Mamun, M. A., Talukder, A., Antu, J. F., Siddique, A. A., Kalra, S., Laterra, A., Sprinkel, A., Stefanik, L., & Naved, R. T. (2019). Tipping Point project: Report of the baseline study findings from Bangladesh. https://care.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Baseline-report_TP-_FINAL_March-30.pdf

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